Department of Labor and Industry

Agency and Business Contacts for Businesses

Agency and Business Contacts for Businesses

Montana Business Check-Off and Contacts List

  • CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION (CR):  (406) 444-0563 or www.mtcontractor.com.
  • INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CENTRAL UNIT (ICCU):  (406) 444-9029 or www.mtcontractor.com.
  • SECRETARY OF STATE (SOS):  (406) 444-3665 or http://sos.mt.gov to register a business name entity.
  • WORKERS COMPENSATION (WC):  Montana WC can be purchased through over 40 licensed private WC insurance carriers or Montana State Fund (406) 495-5000 or 1(800) 332-6102 or www.montanastatefund.com.
  • MONTANA WAGE & HOUR:  (406) 444-5600 or www.mtwagehourbopa.com.
  • MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE (DOR):  (406) 444-6900 or www.revenue.mt.gov to register tax withholdings.
  • INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS) federal income tax:  1(800) 829-1040 or www.irs.gov to receive your federal employer identification number (FEIN) or get tax forms.
  • UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:  (406) 444-3834 or www.uid.dli.mt.gov.
  • LOCAL BUSINESS LICENSES AND PERMITS:  Check with the cities and counties you perform work in.
  • MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION:  Check with the cities and counties you perform work in.  Out of state worker’s vehicles must be registered Montana. 
  • MONTANA CONTRACTOR ASSOCIATION:  (406) 442-4162 or www.mtagc.org.
  • OFFICE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION:  1(800) 481-6896 or (406) 444-4500 or www.doj.mt.gov/consumer/default.asp responds to complaints involving Montana companies, and written contracts.
  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU:  (509) 455-4200 or www.spokane.bbb.org. (The Spokane regional office has a BBB representative in Helena)
  • CITIZENS ADVOCATE:  (406) 444-3468 or (800) 332-2272 or www.citizensadvocate.mt.gov for reference and to find other state agencies.
  • BOARD OF ELECTRICIANS AND PLUMBERS:  (406) 841-2328
  • PROFESSIONAL LICENSING:  (406) 841-2300 or www.bsd.dli.mt.gov.
  • BUILDING CODES:  (406) 841-2040 or www.bsd.dli.mt.gov.
  • OSHA:  1(800) 321-6742 or www.osha.gov.