There's a lot to consider when starting a business: licensing, costs, and forms. Fortunately, most state governments have extensive information readily available to help make the process easier. Below, we've provided links to each state's Secretary of State or business page. There you can find official documentation on which business licenses you'll need and which forms you'll need to file to register your business.

When you're ready to get started, we can help you create your business: everything from forming an LLC to staying compliant.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas

 

Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina

 

North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming


Not sure where to start? Visit our Guide to Starting a Business for more information for the first-time, and more experienced, entrepreneur.