Register your business with the State of Utah Department of Commerce. This online OneStop Business Registration site is a secure online service available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. You can also reach the Department of Commerce by calling (877)526-3994.
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN. If you are a sole proprietor with no employees your social security number can serve as your Federal Tax ID number. This is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service. You can get an EIN through the OneStop Business Registration or you can apply for this number online through the IRS.
A Utah sales tax number can be obtained online through the OneStop Business Registration. You can also apply using Form TC-69, Utah State Business and Tax Registration. You will receive your sales tax license by mail. For more information and to find out if you need a Utah Sales Tax number contact the Utah State Tax Commission. More information is available by reading Sales and Use Tax General Information (Pub 25).
The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) regulate over 60 occupations and professions. To determine if your occupation, profession, or business is regulated by DOPL check this list or call (866)275-3675.
Other regulatory licenses may be required by one or more of the following:
Contact the Salt Lake County Health Department to find out if you require Health Department approval. Or call: Non-food related (385)468-3793 / Food related (385)468-3845.
Complete the online business license application