Wisconsin Business Start-up Resources and Information

Wisconsin One Stop Business Portal

     The Wisconsin One Stop Business Portal is an easy step-through process where Wisconsin's businesses can find the requirements and tools they need to start a business in Wisconsin. When you have finished, your new business will be registered with multiple state agencies - Department of Financial Institutions, the Department of Revenue and the Department of Workforce Development.

Wisconsin Online Form to Register an LLC

Sales Tax and Seller's Permit Information

UW Law & Entrepreneurs Clinic

     The Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic (L & E Clinic) provides free legal services to nascent entrepreneurs and early-stage companies through the work of law students supervised by faculty and private sector attorneys.

State of Wisconsin Economic Development (WEDC)

     The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is committed to creating and maintaining a business climate that allows you to maximize your potential. Working with more than 600 statewide partners, including regional economic development organizations, academic institutions and industry groups, we’re enhancing our communities, supporting business development, advancing industry innovation, tapping global markets, and developing a talented workforce to help Wisconsin realize its full economic potential.

Wisconsin Woman's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC)

     WWBIC opens the doors of opportunity by providing targeted individuals who are interested in starting, strengthening or expanding businesses with access to critical resources such as responsible financial products and quality business and financial education.

Small Business Development Center

     The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Madison provides no cost consulting and non-credit courses to help businesses from start-up through growth.