How To Start A Handyman Business In Wyoming

Here are some steps on how to become a legal handyman business in the state of Wyoming.  You may want to start here: How To Start A Handyman Business.

Getting started– The state of Wyoming has created a few links to help you start your business:  http://www.sos.wv.gov/business-licensing/Documents/StartingABusinessGuide.pdf and http://www.business4wv.com/b4wvpublic/default.aspx?pagename=startbusiness

-Register your handyman business name.

Find out more about business names here:  http://soswy.state.wy.us/Business/Docs/HowToChooseACompanyName.pdf

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

-Select your business structure.

Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc.  Find out more here: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/Publications/ChoiceIsYours.pdf

-Register your handyman business.

Find out more about how register your handyman business with the state of Wyoming here: https://doe.state.wy.us/wyereg/

-Open a Business Checking Account.

You will need to open a separate bank account for your handyman business with your new business name.

-Find out about taxes and hire an accountant.

You may want to file your own taxes if you are a small company. As you grow, it will be easier to have an accountant do the work. More info about taxes here: http://revenue.wyo.gov/ and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business

 -Get Liability Insurance.

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

 -Register as a Contractor.

Check with your local government to see if you need to be registered.

-Worker’s Compensation.

The insurance agency that provided your liability insurance should be able to help with this.

-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.

You may be required to obtain a license to operate your handyman business in a particular locale, whether you are a resident, or not.how to start a handyman business in Wyoming

-Permits.

Depending on the locale, you may need to apply for permits before commencing certain types of handyman-related jobs.

-Building Code and Inspections.

You must be aware of building codes for particular jobs, and may be subject to inspections.

-OSHA.

Depending on how many employees you have, you may need to follow OSHA regulations.  http://www.osha.gov