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Get your business started right

There are six simple steps for an entrepreneur to start a small business the right way in Colorado:

Important Tip You can change what you are doing as your business grows and develops. Just get started - don't let start-up issues keep your business down.
  1. Name. Choose an available name for the small business.
  2. Entity. Choose and set up a form of entity for the small business — S Corp, C Corp, LLC, Partnership, etc.
  3. Employer ID Number. Obtain an employer ID number for the small business, in almost all cases.
  4. Business License. Check to see if a business license is required for the small business and obtain it if it is required.
  5. Sales Tax License. Obtain a sales tax license if the small business is selling stuff (other than real estate or services).
  6. If employees, other steps. A number of other steps are required if the small business has employees.
  7. Don't worry, each of these is explained in more detail on this site. See the articles listed in the sidebar.

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Important Tip: 
You can change what you are doing as your business grows and develops. Just get started - don't let start-up issues keep your business down.
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Starting Up a New Business