Kansas Business License

Important Points:

  • Kansas does not require business registration for a sole proprietorship.

How to Get a Business License in Kansas:

  • If you plan to hire at least one employee, contact the Internal Revenue Service to get a Federal Employer’s Identification Number, and to request your w-4, SS-4, Circular E and Publication 334 forms.
  • Register your business entity online at the KS Business Center.
  • Check out the Kansas Government website to determine what kind of license you need to operate your business.
  • Contact your city and county government for specific zoning, permitting and licensing regulations.

Kansas State Sales Tax:

  • Kansas state sales tax is 5.3%
    • Different cities and counties in Kansas have additional local sales tax. See a list of local retailer sales tax rates.

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