Business Licensing

Thank you for your interest in locating your business in Vernal City!
A valid Vernal City business license is required for all businesses that are located within the Vernal City corporation limits. The definition of business includes every craft, occupation, profession, or activity engaged in for the purpose of gain or economic profit. The business license department is responsible for issuing business licenses to all persons who conduct business in Vernal.
 Our regulations are found in Section 5 of the Municipal Code.
BUSINESS LICENSE PROCEDURES AND OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES
STARTING A NEW BUSINESS IN VERNAL CITY.
OneStop Online Business Registration Opens in new windowBUSINESS REGISTRATION
Register your business with the State of Utah Department of Commerce.  This online OneStop Business Registration site is a secure online service available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. You can also reach the Department of Commerce by calling (877)526-3994.
Utah State Tax CommissionUTAH SALES TAX NUMBER (IF APPL.)
A Utah sales tax number can be obtained online through the OneStop Business Registration. You can also apply using Form TC-69, Utah State Business, and Tax Registration. You will receive your sales tax license by mail. For more information and to find out if you need a Utah Sales Tax number contact the Utah State Tax Commission. More information is available by reading Sales and Use Tax General Information (Pub 25)
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2021-09-15_11-03-03EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (EIN)
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN. If you are a sole proprietor with no employees your social security number can serve as your Federal Tax ID number. This is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service. You can get an EIN through the 
OneStop Business Registration or you can apply for this number online through the IRS.
DOPL Opens in new windowSTATE & FEDERAL REGULATORY LICENSE (IF APPL.)
The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) regulates over 60 occupations and professions. To determine if your occupation, profession, or business is regulated by DOPL check this list or call (866)275-3675.