Starting a New Business in South Jordan City
Decide on a name for your business and register it with the Utah State Department of Commerce. This may be done online at www.business.utah.gov/registration. This One Stop Online Business Registration site is a secure online service available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. You may also reach the Department of Commerce by calling (877)526-3994.
You will need to obtain Federal Tax ID number, also known as an Employer Identification Number. If you are a sole proprietor with no employees, your driver’s license number can serve as your Federal Tax ID number. An Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, is used to identify a business entity. This is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service. Apply for this number at www.irs.gov. You may also receive an EIN number through the One Stop Online Business Registration site.
Contact the Utah State Tax Commission for a Sales Tax Number. They can answer all your questions on whether or not you will need a sales tax number.
How do I get a sales tax number? You can apply online through Utah’s OneStop Online Business Registration service or by mail using Form TC-69, Utah State Business and Tax Registration.
Department of Professional Licensing (DOPL) regulates over 60 occupations and professions. To determine if your occupation, profession, or business is regulated by the Department of Commerce and DOPL in particular, please check this list. Phone: (801) 530-6628 Toll-Free: (866) 275-3675.
Salt Lake Valley Health Department. Find out if you require Health Department approval.
Non-food related – phone: (385) 468-3793
Food related – phone: (385) 468-3845
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
Phone: (801) 538-7159
Complete the online business license application