Starting A Business
- How do I find out what I need to do to legally operate a business in Idaho?
- How do I find out if someone else is already using the business name I want to use?
- How do I know whether to set up a Sole Proprietorship, a Partnership or an LLC? How do I change from one to the other?
- Where can I get a DBA or Assumed Business Name?
- What do I need to know about tax reporting for my new business?
- I couldn’t find my business on the Wizard, so I didn’t go through it.
- I want to start a non-profit organization. How do I do that and are there special regulations?
- I plan to start my business in my home. Are there special regulations I need to know about?
Financing Your Business
Operating A Business
- How do I register a trademark?
- I am thinking of closing my business. How do I make that decision? What do I need to do?
- How do I register to sell to the government or become a preferred vendor?
- I have an out-of-state business and plan to do business in Idaho. How can I get information about Idaho regulations?
- My bank says I need a business tax number or a personal tax number to open a business account. What is that?
- My product is made in the U.S., a rarity today. Do I need to do something to be able to advertise it as U.S.-made?
- How can I have my product certified as organic or “green?”
- I want to sell my food at our farmer’s market but they won’t let me unless I prepare it in a commercial kitchen. What is that and how do I make my home kitchen into a commercial one?
- What is TERO? My company wants to bid on a project on the Ft. Hall reservation but they say we have to have a TERO permit.
- The company I am working for wants me to give them a W-9. What is it and why do I need to do this?
- Planning and Zoning closed my business. They said it was not allowed to be located where it was. Can they do that? What recourse do I have?
- I want to change the name of my business. Who do I need to contact?
- I think my business may be subject to environmental regulations. How do I verify that and get assistance to comply?
Licenses and Permits
- I have heard there are numerous regulations I need to follow when a business has employees. How do I cover all my bases?
- Can I advertise on this site or put a link on this site?
- What is a Health Insurance Identification Number and how do I get one?
- How do I obtain a UPC code for the product I plan to sell?
- I am interested in joining a service club where I can help the community and promote my business. Can you recommend one?