Colorado Business
Start-Up Steps

BY BIG FISH EMPLOYER SERVICES




Your Human Resources, HCM & Payroll Experts



 

HOW YOU GET STARTED


Establish your business as a corporation with both the IRS and the State of Colorado.
It is a sequential process that must be completed in the order below.





1. Your Federal ID


If you are unsure what type of corporate entity to establish your business under, consult your CPA.
If you need a CPA, Big Fish can make a referral for you. It is very important that you select the correct entity for your business (i.e. there is a BIG difference between setting up a S Corporation and a LLC). IRS FEIN registration:

Federal Registration

2. State Registration


Register your business entity with the CO Secretary of State

CO State Registration

3. CO Department of Revenue Registration


Once registered with the Secretary of State you must identify and properly register your Sole Propietorship/LLC, or Corporation with Colorado's Department of Revenue. Instructions and information on each business type are available by clicking the buttons below (pdf's):

Sole Proprietor or LLC Corporation

4. Licenses and/or Permits


Depending on the type of business you will operate, you will want to ensure that you have applied for any & all licenses and/or permits required by the state of Colorado.

CO Licenses & Permits
Congratulations, you are now established as a business in the State of Colorado! Now all you have to do is call Big Fish and we will get you started on Human Resources, HCM & payroll!

LET US HELP YOUR

Colorado Startup Business



Big Fish will get your people paid... but we don't stop there.
We'll get you answers and assistance in areas of compliance. As your Human Resources, HCM, & Payroll expert we provide you with access to relevant tools that streamline your processes as an employer, giving you peace of mind. Plus, when you call us, you'll talk to humans that answer the phone-every time you call.