HOW TO START A BUSINESS
What legal steps does it take to start a business in mid-Missouri? Follow the steps below to get the legal paperwork done so you can officially open your doors or hang your shingle.
Use the following chart as a checklist, and go through the chart in order. Depending on the type of your business and the number of employees you have, some of these registrations may not apply to you. If you want to print this information, please download the following file.
If you would like a confidential session with a small business counselor to help you work through what you need to do to get your business started, read more about our program on the About page.
We also explain these registrations in the First Steps to Starting Your Business class. Check the calendar to find out the next time this training is offered live, or take the class today online via the University of Missouri Extension.