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Business Licenses and Permits
After you form your Kansas LLC, you’ll need to comply with local government (county and/or city) license and permit requirements.
Your requirements are determined by the industry you are in and where your business is located.
Not complying with license and permit requirements is risky and can result in penalties and fines, or worse, not being able to conduct business in Kansas.
Types of licenses & permits you may need in Kansas
Below are some license and permit examples:
- City business licenses/tax permits
- Building permit
- Health permit
- Occupational permit
- Signage permit
- Alarm permit
- Zoning permit
- Alcohol & tobacco permit
- Liquor license
- Sales and use tax permit
- Seller/reseller permit
Do it yourself in Kansas
Depending on your business, you may need licenses and permits at the city and/or county level. You can contact your city and/or county directly or use some of the links below.
Kansas Association of Counties:
You can also access the Kansas Business Center. It has information on the different licenses and permits you may need. You’ll also find instructions on how to contact the different state departments and agencies.
For more help with your LLC’s business licenses and permits, a real, live person from the Kansas Business Center is available to guide you Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm. You can call 877-521-8600, send an email ([email protected]), or use live chat.
There are nearly 20,000 licensing and permit jurisdictions in the United States and each has its own rules and regulations.
If you want to save time, we recommend hiring a professional service company (like IncFile) to do the research and prepare your applications.
They will provide you with a comprehensive package of all the licenses, permits and tax registrations required for your Kansas LLC, as well as the necessary application forms.
After you’ve researched and obtained the proper licenses and permits for your Kansas LLC, you can then proceed to the next lesson: Kansas LLC Taxes.