The Kentucky Business One Stop Portal is here to create an
easy-to-use environment where Kentucky's businesses can find
the requirements and tools they need to own and operate a
business in Kentucky. The mission of the Kentucky Business
One Stop is to promote economic development and job
creation, and at the same time create efficiencies for both
businesses and government.
The Kentucky Business One Stop was designed to help you
along every step of the way in making your business a
success. This section of the site will guide you through
turning your ideas and concepts into a business plan, and
connect you to resources that will help you know what to
expect on the path ahead.
Take the first official steps in creating your new business.
The Kentucky Business One Stop is the primary source of
information for getting your new business up and running.
From here you’ll be able to create your business structure,
conduct your business registration, learn more about taxes,
permits, licenses, and any additional requirements for
starting your new business.
The Kentucky Business One Stop is here to help your business
to succeed, because Kentucky's economy depends on thriving
businesses like yours. In this section, you will find
information to help you continue operating your business in
Expanding your business helps you increase your customer
base, develop your services, and grow your profits. This
section will help you determine when and how to expand your
business in Kentucky. With more than 90 percent of
businesses in the Commonwealth of Kentucky having fewer than
50 employees, small businesses are essential to Kentucky's
The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a great state in which to
own and operate a business. Whether your business is looking
to relocate, or you have an overseas operation that is
considering a new Kentucky home, please take a moment to
review the resources in this section that will help you make
your move to Kentucky a success.