North Dakota

ND Starting a Business

Provides help with various aspects of starting and running a business such as business registration, trade name registration and applications, business plan help, business structures, financing, tax information and more.

Frequently, people that form a company in North Dakota form a North Dakota LLC.

In other cases, entrepreneurs decide to incorporate in North Dakota  with a North Dakota corporation, which can be turned into a North Dakota S corporation.

Regardless of which business structure you choose, we like to recommend Northwest Registered Agent, LLC for new businesses because of their suite of business maintenance tools and quick service.
Business Forms
Includes forms and applications needed to start and run your business and pay your taxes.
Small Business Administration.
The contact information for your local Small Business Administration (SBA) office. The SBA offers advice, assistance, and small business loans.
Trade Name Registration
Frequently asked questions about trade names.
SBDC  Small Bus. Development Centers
The contact information for your local Small Business Development Center (SBDC) office. The SBDC offers business planning assistance and other reference material.