Doing business in the Utah 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.

Business name, registration, and licensing

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 Utah's OneStop Business Registration System.

Business zoning

It is important to consider zoning regulations when choosing a site for your business. Contact the local business license office where you plan to locate your business.

Taxes

Utah Taxpayer Assistance Centers
178 S. Rio Grande St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-799-6963

Utah State Tax Commission
210 N. 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84134
Phone: 801-297-2200

Health and safety

Utah Labor Commission
160 E. 300 South, Third Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-530-6800

Utah OSHA
160 E. 300 South., Third Floor, P.O. Box 146600
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-530-6901

Exporting

The Utah International Outreach Team (UIOT) is a collaborative team of local, state, regional, and federal export assistance agencies providing exporters with the resources they need to sell internationally. 

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Local assistance

Need help? Get free business counseling in your area.

SBA lending in our area

  • Loan programs

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    Learn more about SBA's 7(a) loans, 504 loans, and microloans that you can use for your business.
  • Local lenders

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    Download a list of participating lenders in our area.
  • Lender Match

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    Describe your business needs and get matched with an SBA-backed lender in your area.
  • Lending activity reports

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    View 7(a) and 504 lending activity reports from our district.

Additional local resources

Download our guide to SBA resources

Learn about the opportunities available for small businesses nationwide.

Last updated January 23, 2023