The Permit Information Center does not issue any permits, but it acts as a clearinghouse for businesses, answering any array of regulatory questions. State agencies issue hundreds of different permits and occupational licenses to businesses and individuals throughout Wisconsin. The Permit Information Center help coordinate and expedite the often complex permitting process. New, expanding and existing businesses can quickly get the permitting information they need.
Retail Sales or provide taxable services—Wisconsin seller’s permit required—715-836-2811
Wisconsin Taxpayer Identification Number—If you hire employees, a Wisconsin tax ID number is required—715-836-2811
Federal Taxpayer Identification Number—If you hire employees, you are also required to obtain a federal ID number. www.irs.gov 1-800-829-1040—IRS (Contact these agencies for information on reporting business income for income tax purposes)