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How do I find out what I need to do to legally operate a
business in Idaho?
I don’t know where to start. I have never been in
business before. Who can help me?
I have heard there are numerous
regulations I need to follow when a business has employees. How do I
cover all my bases?
What kind of licenses do I need to do business in Idaho?
How do I find out if someone else is already using the
business name I want to use?
How do I obtain a permit to make retail sales in Idaho?
How do I know whether to set up a Sole Proprietorship or a
Partnership or an LLC? How do I change from one to the other?
I am thinking of closing my business.
How do I make that decision?
I need to do?
I am having trouble competing with big box stores and
major suppliers. Where can I get help?
What is a vendor’s license and where do I get it?
How do I register to sell to
the government or become a preferred
Where can I get a DBA (also called an Assumed Business
Can I advertise on this site or put a link on this site?
What forms do I need to file to start a business?
What loans and grants are available for starting a
What do I need to know about tax reporting for a new business?
How do I make a business plan?
Who do I talk to about making
my business financially successful?
I couldn’t find my business on the Wizard, so I didn’t
go through it.
I have an out-of-state
business and plan to do business in Idaho. How can I get information
about Idaho regulations?
My bank says I need a business tax number or a personal tax number to open a business account.
What is that?
Where can I find out about paying overtime?
What is a Health Insurance Identification Number and how
do I get one?
How do I obtain a UPC code
for the product I plan to sell?
I want to change the name of
my business. Who do I need to contact?
product is made in the U.S., a rarity today. Do I need to do something to
be able to advertise it as U.S.-made?
How can I have my
product certified as organic or "green?"
I want to sell my cookies
and pies at our farmer's market but they won't let me unless I bake them
commercial kitchen. What is that and how do I make my home kitchen into a
What is TERO? My
company wants to bid on a project on the Ft. Hall reservation but they
say we have to have a TERO permit.
The company I am working for wants me to give them a W-9.
What is it and why do I need to do this?
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