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Business Consulting Forms

These are the forms that we commonly use in the Kansas Small Business Development Center in Adobe PDF format. Feel free to print these out, fill them in and then bring them to our office.

Request for Counseling

To become an KSBDC client and receive FREE confidential consulting, you will need to complete each of these forms. You may fill in the forms and submit electronically or print and submit via mail. Someone with the KSBDC will contact you shortly after receipt of the forms to gather more information and/or to set up an appointment. Should you have any questions on the forms, please call the office at 620-341-5308.

Complete the on-line form, click the submit icon and send the form to

Complete the on-line form, print and mail the hard copy form to: KSBDC, Emporia State University, 1200 Commercial, Campus Box 4046, Emporia, KS 66801.


Required Forms

Counseling Information Form Your counseling information.
Verification Form

Verification Form must be submitted when Counseling Form & Statement of Understanding are returned electronically


Other Helpful Resources


Summary of Money Needs Cash flow planning sheet for your business.

Choose One (Start-up or Existing)

Initial Assessment for Start-up Startup business plan summary
Initial Assessment for Existing Existing business plan summary
Business Plan Outline Guide for writing an operational business plan
Business Plan Guideline List of topics to be included in an operational business plan
Grants Grant Websites
Business Start-up Guide Steps to Starting a Business
Types of Business Ownership Brief descriptions of forms of ownership and advantages & disadvantages of each
Financing Your Business Financing Options
Credit Fact Sheet Understanding your Credit Report & Score
Developing Your Business Idea Worksheet
Business Tax Guide Tax Responsibilities 
Business Tax Application CR-16 
How to Obtain a FEIN Application instructions 
SS-4 Application for FEIN
Sales Tax Workshop Brochure Sales Tax, Use Tax, Withholding Tax, Estimated Tax Workshops for Retailers & Contractors 
KSBDC Brochure What is the KSBDC? 
27 Questions for Starting a Business Have you considered these questions? 
Free Online Training Electronic Training on Marketing, Managing Finances and Starting your Business 
Accountant Referral List from Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Marion, Morris, Osage,  and Woodson 
Attorney Referral List from Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Marion, Morris, Osage,  and Woodson
Cash Flow Projections Profit/Loss and Cash Flow Projection Template