Start Your Business

 

 

This START YOUR BUSINESS web page addresses the needs of an owner of a small for-profit business in New Mexico. To begin starting a business involves six basic steps (listed below). Select the associated link below for more information on each step.

 

Before setting up a new business, you must first: MAKE A BUSINESS PLAN, CHOOSE A LEGAL STRUCTURE, and CHOOSE A NAME OR TRADEMARK. If you have not yet completed these steps, select PLAN at the top of the web page for more information.

 

For a printable checklist of the steps for a business owner, select CHECKLIST at the top of the web page. For general questions and answers select Q&A at the top of the page. If you have additional questions or need help, select CONTACT US at the top of the web page.

 

 

 

 

LEGAL STRUCTURE

 

Select the link below to register your business under the correct legal structure.

 

REGISTER A LEGAL STRUCTURE

 

 

 

TAX ID NUMBERS

 

Select the link below to obtain federal state tax ID numbers.

 

OBTAIN TAX ID NUMBERS

 

 

 

LICENSES AND PERMITS

 

Select the link below to obtain required licenses and permits.

 

OBTAIN LICENSES AND PERMITS

 

 

 

 

WORKPLACE HIRING REQUIREMENTS

 

Select the link below to fulfill basic workplace hiring requirements.

 

FULFILL WORKPLACE HIRING
REQUIREMENTS

 

 

 

WORKFORCE

 

 

Select the link below to complete basic steps in building a workforce.

 

BUILD YOUR WORKFORCE

 

 

 

INSURANCE

 

 

Select the link below to obtain required business insurance.

 

OBTAIN INSURANCE