How to Start a Business In Utah
Here are some steps on how to become a legal business (part or full-time) in the state of Utah.
Getting started– The state of Utah has created a few links to help you start your business: http://www.utah.gov/business/starting.html and http://business.utah.gov/start/starting-your-business/
-Register your business name.
Find out more about registering a business name here: https://secure.utah.gov/bes/
If you need help choosing a business name: 12 Tips to Help Choose a Business Name
-Select a business structure.
Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. Find out more here: http://www.utah.gov/business/starting/structure_starting.html
-Register your business.
Find out more about how register your new business with the state of Utah here: https://secure.utah.gov/account/log-in.html
-Open a Business Checking Account.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your business with your new business name.
-Find out about taxes and hire an accountant.
You may want to have an accountant do the work. More info about taxes here: http://tax.utah.gov/business and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business
-Get Liability Insurance.
Depending on what type of services you plan to offer, you may want to consider liability insurance.