Entrepreneurs are innovators of the economy! Advance Casper believes supporting entrepreneurship and small business is a critical component to a healthy economic ecosystem. That is why Advance Casper supports education, resources, and alternative financing for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
– Casper – Top 20 of the Best Cities to Start a Business by WalletHub, 2018
Are you starting a business or expanding your scope? Then you want to make sure you have the right licenses and permits in place in order to be successful and maintain compliance.
The Wyoming Business Council contracts with the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network to offer assistance and one-on-one guidance with business licensing and permitting questions and needs. Contact Cindy Unger for help.
All legal structure registrations are processed by the Secretary of State. http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/default.aspx. Phone: 307-777-7311.
The Department of Revenue addresses sales tax concerns. https://revenue.wyo.gov/divisions/excise-tax Phone: 307-777-5200.
Contractor licensing (except electrical) is not done by the state of Wyoming. Rather, the option to license contractors is deferred to the local jurisdiction where the construction activity is to take place. Local contacts are found at this site: http://wyomuni.org/members/. Each region has towns listed alphabetically.
The Department of Workforce Services administers both of these programs.
wyui.wyo.gov/benefits/home.do. Phone: 307-777-8717.
The Internal Revenue Service provides this number. http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/How-to-Apply-for-an-EIN. Phone: 800-829-1040.
The Secretary of State processes reinstatement documents. https://wyobiz.wy.gov/Business/Reinstatement.aspx Phone: 307-777-7311.
The Wyoming Department of Agriculture (and some local jurisdictions) licenses food manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. http://wyagric.state.wy.us/divisions/chs. Phone: 307-777-7211.
Contact the Internal Revenue Service. https://www.irs.gov/businesses. Phone: 800-829-1040.
You may need to register with the Wyoming Department of Transportation (http://www.dot.state.wy.us/home/trucking_commercial_vehicles.default.html. Phone: 307-777-4850 as well as the Federal Highway Administration (http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/. Phone: 307-772-2305.
Yes, contact Cindy Unger at 307.234.6685.