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In Eastern Oklahoma
How to Start a New Business

Basic Steps:

1.   Determine if you need a fictitious business name: www.tulsacountry.org

2.   Decide how you want to organize business:  www.sos.ok.gov or   405-521-3912

3.   Get an EIN Number with the IRS. www.irs.gov

4.   Register with the State of Oklahoma. http://www.tax.ok.gov/forms/busregpk.pdf

5.   Create a business plan.  You may contact SCORE 918-581-7462, or the Small Business Administration at 800-827-5722, www.sba.gov.

6.   Get required licensing. http://tulsa.bbb.org/reference/

7.   Determine what your financing needs will be.

 

For some additional reference Agencies, license Agencies, and chamber of commerce lists see our reference page:  http://tulsa.bbb.org/reference/