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Beginning Business Tips

Are you starting a new business venture? Platte Valley Bank is here for you. We suggest the following items to help you get started with your small business:


  1. Form your management team. This will ensure a successful future for your small business. Consult with your attorney, personal banker, CPA and/or accountant before making any permanent decisions.

  2. Create a business plan. Get information on SBA start up financing through any Platte Valley Bank Financial Center.

  3. Get an Employer Identification Number at or Call 1-800-829-4933.

  4. Obtain a Fictitious Business Name. Platte Valley Bank can assist you with the completing the proper documents.

  5. Register your business with the State of Missouri.

  6. Open your small business account with Platte Valley Bank.

  7. We offer you a few other suggestions:

  • Examine what constitutes personal property tax and how to pay it
  • Pay sales tax
  • Find the right payroll services for your small business
  • Utilize accounting programs and software

Consult with a Business Professional Today!


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(816) 858-5400

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(816) 858-5000

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