Follow these simple steps to become Doniphan County’s next entrepreneur!

1. Research

Whether your business is getting started, making changes, growing or expanding, the Kansas Business One Stop is your one-stop-shop for interacting with Kansas government. Here you can learn how to organize a business, locate information and resources needed to start or maintain a business, and more.

2. Write a business plan

Need help? Connect with Teresa McAnerney at Northeast Kansas Enterprise Facilitation or Washburn Small Business Development Center and ask for Mary Ann Riederer for free and confidential business coaching! These consultants will walk you through this entire list of things to know and even include discussions on insurance, being bonded, understanding employer responsibilities, legal structure, sales tax and more.

3. Get business assistance, training and certifications

Does your occupation require a degree or special licenses and certifications in Kansas? Start your search here.

4. Choose a business location

Doniphan County has several vibrant towns and vast countryside to start your business. Contact Doniphan County’s Economic Development office for specific location availabilities.

5. Determine the legal structure of your business

Do you need to form an LLC or Corporation?

6. Get a Tax Identification Number

Register your business for state taxes through the Kansas Department of Revenue.

7. Finance your business

8. Network and connect with other local resources

9. Promote your business