How to Start a Cleaning Business In Wisconsin
Here is some information on starting your own cleaning business (part or full-time) in Wisconsin. You must do your own thorough research, as laws change regularly.
The state of Wisconsin has resources that will help if you want to start a business in Wisconsin: Wisconsin Business Portal
1. Register your cleaning business name.
Contact your county government about registering your business name.
If you need help selecting a name for your cleaning business: Choosing a Cleaning Business Name
2. Select your business structure.
Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. Find out more here: https://www.wdfi.org/corporations/Business_Entity_Types/default.htm
3. Register your cleaning business.
You can get started registering your new cleaning business with the state of Wisconsin here: https://openforbusiness.wi.gov/
4. Open a Business Checking Account.
You will need to open a separate bank account for your cleaning business with your new business name.
5. Find out about taxes, hire an accountant.
You may want to have an accountant do the work. More information about taxes here: https://tap.revenue.wi.gov/services/_/ and http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business .
6. Get Liability Insurance.
Depending on what type of cleaning services you plan to offer, you may want to consider liability insurance.