How To Start A Handyman Business In Kansas

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 few excellent web pages to help you get started with your business: and

-Register your handyman business name.

You may need to register a fictitious name for your business.

If you need help selecting a name for your handyman business:  Choosing a Handyman Business Name and Handyman Business Name Ideas

-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:

-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: and .

  -Get Liability Insurance.

Find an insurance agent that offers liability insurance.  You may want to shop around, as prices and options can vary.  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:

-Worker’s to start a handyman business in Kansas

The insurance agency that provided your liability insurance should be able to help with this.  You don’t need Worker’s Compensation unless you have employees.

-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.