Agency and Business Contacts for Businesses

BUSINESS STARTUP CHECKLIST
 
DETERMINE YOUR ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
 
 
REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS NAME
 
 
APPLY FOR FEDERAL AND STATE TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS
 
 
DETERMINE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
 
 
DETERMINE WORKERS' COMPENSATION REGULATION REQUIREMENTS
 
 
COMPLY WITH EMPLOYMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS
 
 
MONTANA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS
 
Billings SBDC, Big Sky Economic Development Authority
Dena Johnson, SBDC Director
dena@bigskyeda.org, (406) 254-6014
 
Bozeman SBDC, Montana Community Development Corporation
Peter Koson, SBDC Business Advisor
petek@mtcdc.org, (406) 728-9234
 
Butte SBDC, Headwaters RC&D Area, Inc.
Julie Jaksha, SBDC Director
jjaksha@headwatersrcd.org, (406) 533-6780
 
Colstrip SBDC, Southeastern Montana Development Corporation
John Sisson, SBDC Director
sbdc@semdc.org, (406) 748-2990
 
Great Falls SBDC, Great Falls Development Authority
Jason Nitschke, SBDC Director
jnitschke@gfdevelopment.org, (406) 771-9022
 
Havre SBDC, Bear Paw Development Corporation
Joe LaPlante, SBDC Director
jlaplante@bearpaw.org, (406) 399-1557
 
Helena SBDC, UM Helena
Brandon Orr, SBDC Director
Brandon.orr@umhelena.edu, (406) 447-6376
 
Kalispell SBDC, Flathead Valley Community College
John Balsam, SBDC Director
sbdc@fvcc.edu, (406) 756-3836
 
Missoula SBDC, Montana Community Development Corporation
Amita Patel Greer, SBDC Director
amitap@mtcdc.org, (406) 728-9234
 
Wolf Point SBDC, Great Northern Development Corporation
Lorene Hintz, SBDC Director
sbdc@gndc.org, (406) 653-2590 
 
**Please email ahendrickson@mt.gov for any corrections to this list.**