Statewide Resources

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Business Assistance 

Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Description: No-cost, confidential small business advising for all business life cycle stages, including pre-venture, startups, and established businesses; additional services for government contracting, government-funded technology innovation programs, and market research
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Small Business Administration District Office

Description: Guaranteed loans, business counseling, assistance for economically and socially disadvantaged individuals, special loan programs, veteran's assistance
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Wyoming Women's Business Center

No-cost, confidential small business advising, especially for women and minorities; micro-financing programs; artist development.
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Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

Network of volunteer expert business mentors dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals
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Business Legal Structure

Wyoming Secretary of State

Description: Register and maintain business entity
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Compensation

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Labor Laws

Description: Enforces all labor laws created for the protection of Wyoming workers
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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Worker's Compensation

Description: Information about reporting an injury in the workplace, disability benefits, and other related subjects
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Environmental Considerations

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Description: Information on business regulations regarding air, land, and water quality
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Federal Tax Requirements and Forms

IRS Forms & Publications

Description: Downloadable forms and instructions for filing federal tax documents
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IRS Taxpayer Assistance

Description: Information on assistance with filing federal tax documents, including the Interactive Tax Assistant
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Labor Laws

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Labor Laws

Description: Enforces all labor laws created for the protection of Wyoming workers
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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Worker's Compensation

Description: Information about reporting an injury in the workplace, disability benefits, and other related subjects
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Legal/Employment Registrations

Wyoming Unemployment Insurance

Description: Information on unemployment filing and links to county offices
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Federal Employer ID Numbers (EIN)

Online application for Employer Identification Number
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Patent & Trademark Information

Wyoming Technology Transfer and Research Products Center

Description: Consultation on intellectual property issues for Wyoming inventors
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Wyoming State Library

Description: Assistance with general questions and instruction in the use of patent and trademark services
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Permits & Licensing

Wyoming Department of Family Services

Description: Information about and application for licensing child care facilities
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Wyoming Department of Agriculture

Description: Guidance for food industry safety and regulations for labeling
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Wyoming Business Council/Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Description: Information and assistance with state licensing and permitting compliance
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Professional Services

Wyoming Bar Association

Description: Regulates the practice of law, facilitates the provision of quality legal services to the public, and assists attorneys in the professional practice of law; offers a legal referral service
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Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants

Description: Regulates CPAs and CPA firms to protect the public and verifies CPA licensees; offers a database of of licensed CPAs
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Wyoming Insurance Department

Description: Enforces insurance laws and regulations of the State
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State Sales / Use Tax Requirements / License

Wyoming Department of Revenue

Description: Forms and guidance for state tax excise taxes
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Trade Name Registration

Wyoming Secretary of State

Description: Register and maintain business entity
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Workplace Safety

Wyoming OSHA

Description: Information on workplace safety and compliance issues
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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Worker's Compensation

Description: Information about reporting an injury in the workplace, disability benefits, and other related subjects
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This project was developed by the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network and funded through a Cooperative Agreement with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) funds appropriated by Congress through the CARES Act to assist businesses in recovering from the negative effects of COVID-19. SBDC appreciates ongoing support form the SBA, The Wyoming Business Council, and the University of Wyoming.