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5 Steps to Start your Business in Minnesota

Five steps to start a small business

When starting a new business there are many important decisions to make. Here are some resources and five steps to help you get started in Minnesota.

one-choose

Organize your business. Here are the types of business structures available in Minnesota.

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Confirm your business name and follow these step-by-step instructions for registering your business.

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Obtain a state tax ID number from Minnesota Department of Revenue and federal tax ID number (EIN) from the IRS.

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five-financing

Financing basics and state financing programs to help your startup or small business.

Research Grants, Tax Credits, and Loans

Ongoing Technical Assistance for Small Businesses

A quick overview of DEED programs for starting or expanding a business.

A complete listing of DEED's Economic and Community Development Programs.

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