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Legal Assistance, Tax, and Business Filing


430 North Wabasha Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: (651) 312-8082
While you will most likely want to consult an attorney, accountant, or other advisor to decide what are the best choices for your particular business, going directly to the IRS website is a great way to get a handle on some of the options available. The Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center has tax information useful to small businesses with assets of $10 million or less. The IRS Video portal contains video and audio presentations on topics of interest to small businesses. You can also obtain your Federal ID (EIN Number) there.


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Phone: (612) 752-6678

LegalCORPS assists small businesses and nonprofits, especially those that strengthen Minnesota’s low-income communities, by providing individuals and organizations with business law services they could not otherwise afford. It seeks to provide quality pro bono legal services to increasing numbers of clients throughout Minnesota, so they can focus their time and resources on pursuing their objectives.

Minnesota Department of Revenue

Minnesota Revenue
Minn. Department of Revenue

           600 N. Robert St.
           St. Paul, MN  55101

Phone: (651) 556-3000
Contact the Minnesota Department of Revenue to register for a Minnesota Tax ID for sales and use and withholding tax. Attend a Sales & Use Tax Education Workshop, designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents, and accountants who need a working knowledge of the law and how to meet their obligations.

Minnesota Secretary of State

Secretary of State
Minn. Secretary of State

  60 Empire Drive
Suite 100
St Paul, MN  55103

Phone: (651) 296-2803
The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Business Services Division reviews, approves and files articles of incorporation and amendments for all businesses and nonprofit organization doing business in Minnesota. The division records assumed business names, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships; accepts applications for legal newspaper status; and provides business data to the public in the form of lists, online access, subscriptions, and telephone inquiries.

Online services include business name searches, business name filings, filing amendments or renewals, and ordering copies and certificates. Walk-in services include business filings certification orders, and authentication of documents for use in other countries.

Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry

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Minn. Dept. of Labor & Industry

443 Lafayette Road N.
St. Paul, MN  55155

Phone: (651) 284-5005
The agency’s mission is to ensure Minnesota’s work and living environments are equitable, healthy and safe. The agency oversees the state’s apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, and workers’ compensation programs.