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Starting a Business in El Paso County

This guide will help those thinking of starting a business and not sure where to start. It will provide resources and contact information for small businesses starting out.

Registering a Business Name

Your business needs to register with the Colorado Secretary of State. 

You can search the Name Availability on the Secretary of State's website to verify if your name is already being used.


You can then register your business through the Secretary of State after legal structure and name have been chosen.