Doing business in the Kansas City District

Business Requirements

SBA’s Business Guide lists the requirements needed to start, grow, and expand your business. Since laws and taxes vary by state, here’s what you need to do before starting your business in our area. If you need small business information for the state of Missouri, visit the Doing business in the St. Louis District page.

Business name and registration

Register your business name with the county clerk where your business is located. If you are a corporation, you will also need to register with the Secretary of State.

Business licensing and zoning

Licenses are typically administered by a variety of state and local departments. It is important to consider zoning regulations when choosing a site for your business. You may not be permitted to conduct business out of your home or engage in industrial activity in a retail district.

Taxes

Kansas IRS Tax Assistance Centers
30 W Pershing Rd (Union Station)
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 844-545-5640

Kansas Department of Revenue
120 SE 10th St.
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-368-8222

Health and safety

Kansas Department of Labor
401 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: 785-296-5000

OSHA Offices in Kansas
100 N Broadway, Suite 470
Wichita,  KS 67202
Phone: 316-269-6644

 

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Last updated July 13, 2022