How To Start A Handyman Business In Kansas
To start a new handyman company in Kansas, you will have to complete a few different steps. You may want to start here: How To Start A Handyman Business. Make sure you research properly as laws are constantly changing.
Getting Started- Kansas has a website to help you get started with your business:
-Register your handyman business name.
You may need to register a fictitious name for your business. https://www.kansas.gov/businesscenter/
-Select your business structure.
Determine what business structure you wish to have: Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc.
More on Business Entities Here: Handyman Business Structure
-Register your business.
Start registering your business with the state of Kansas here: Kansas Business Registration
-Open a Business Checking Account.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your business with your new business name.
-Find out about taxes, hire an accountant.
You may choose to file your own taxes, or decide to hire an accountant. More information about taxes here: http://www.ksrevenue.org/busregistration.html and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business .
-Get Business Software
Business software will streamline your handyman business before you even start, giving you visibility and control over all your leads, sales, jobs, and tasks from a single program to get your company on the fast track toward growth.
You’ll also be able to create estimates, place material orders, automate the boring (but necessary) stuff, empowering you and your team to finish jobs on time and on budget. Try JobNimbus for Free!
-Get Liability Insurance.
More about liability insurance here: Contractor Liability Insurance
-Register as a Contractor with the state of Kansas.
You only need to register as a contractor with the state of Kansas if you will be doing roofing services: https://ag.ks.gov/in-your-corner-kansas/resources/roofing-registration
-Get Health Insurance.
Since you will be self-employed, you will need your own health insurance. If you have employees, you will need a plan that will include their health needs also.
-City License, permits, building codes, and inspections.
You may be required to obtain a license to operate your handyman business in a particular locale, whether you are a resident, or not. You may also need a license and/or certification to perform certain types of work such as electrical or plumbing.