Employment Law Related State Agencies

These state agency contacts may be useful when determining if there are state responsibilities for the institution beyond state institutional approval and program approval related to institution staff, faculty or interns located out-of-state or the institution is considered as doing business in another state.

SAN will review this list on a periodic basis. If you want to let us know of any issues you have using these links, please let us know here.(Last reviewed 8/1/22)

States and Territories State Secretary of State/Business Registrations State Department of Revenue & Taxation State Attorneys General State Department of Labor Notes
Alabama Alabama Secretary of State Alabama Department of Revenue - Business Section Attorney General's Office Alabama Department of Labor  
Alaska

Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development; Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing

Alaska Department of Revenue, Tax Division Alaska Department of Law Department of Labor and Workforce Development  
American Samoa

Department Of Commerce American Samoa Government

American Samoa Tax Office – Department of the Treasury American Samoa Department of Legal Affairs No website found  
Arizona Secretary of State Arizona Department of Revenue Arizona Attorney General’s Office Industrial Commission of Arizona  
Arkansas Arkansas Secretary of State Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration Arkansas Attorney General Arkansas Department of Labor & Licensing  
California California Secretary of State Board of Equalization State of California Department of Justice Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)  
Colorado Colorado Secretary of State Colorado Department of Revenue

Office of the Attorney General; Colorado Department of Law

Department of Labor and Employment Student issue: Workers Comp Ins. for Field Placements 
Connecticut

The Office of Secretary of the State

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Office of the Attorney General Department of Labor  
Delaware Delaware Department of State Department of Finance - Division of Revenue Delaware Department of Justice Department of Labor  
District of Columbia Office of the Secretary Office of Tax and Revenue Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Department of Employment Services

Office of Human Rights

 
Federated State of Micronesia FSM Registrar of Corporations Department of Finance and Administration Office of the Attorney General No website found  
Florida Florida Department of State Department of Revenue - Businesses Office of the Attorney General Florida Department of Economic Opportunity  
Georgia Georgia Secretary of State Department of Revenue Office of the Attorney General; The Department of Law Department of Labor  
Guam Guam Department of Revenue & Taxation Department of Revenue & Taxation Office of the Attorney General Department of Labor  
Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Department of Taxation

State of Hawaii; Department of the Attorney General

Department of Labor & Industrial Relations  
Idaho Idaho Secretary of State State Tax Commission The Office of the Attorney General Idaho Department of Labor  
Illinois Office of the Secretary of State Illinois Department of Revenue - Businesses Illinois Attorney General Department of Labor  
Indiana Office of the Secretary of State Indiana Department of Revenue The Office of the Indiana Attorney General Department of Labor  
Iowa Iowa Secretary of State Iowa Department of Revenue State of Iowa Office of the Attorney General Iowa Workforce Development  
Kansas Kansas Secretary of State Kansas Department of Revenue The Office of the Attorney General Department of Labor  
Kentucky Office of the Kentucky Secretary of State Kentucky Department of Revenue Office of the Attorney General Kentucky Labor Cabinet  
Louisiana Secretary of State Louisiana Department of Revenue - Business Louisiana Department of Justice - Attorney General's Office Louisiana Workforce Commission – The Department of Labor  
Maine Department of the Secretary of State Maine Revenue Services Office of the Maine Attorney General Department of Labor  
Maryland Maryland Secretary of State Comptroller of Maryland - Information for Business Taxpayers The Attorney General's Office Department of Labor  
Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Revenue Office of Attorney General

Executive Office of Labor & Workforce Development

Fair Labor Division, Office of the Attorney General

 
Michigan Michigan Department of State Department of Treasury - Business Taxes Michigan Department of Attorney General Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity  
Minnesota Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Department of Revenue - Business Taxpayers The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office Department of Labor and Industry  
Mississippi Mississippi Secretary of State Department of Revenue Attorney General’s Office Department of Employment Security  
Missouri Missouri Secretary of State Department of Revenue - Business Tax Missouri Attorney General's Office Department of Labor & Industrial Relations  
Montana Montana Secretary of State Department of Revenue The Attorney General’s Office Department of Labor and Industry  
Nebraska Nebraska Secretary of State Department of Revenue Nebraska Attorney General Department of Labor  
Nevada Nevada Secretary of State Department of Taxation Office of the Nevada Attorney General Department of Business and Industry  
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of State Department of Revenue Administration

New Hampshire Department of Justice; Office of the Attorney General

Department of Labor Student Issue:  Internship Registration Requirements
New Jersey New Jersey Secretary of State Division of Taxation

Department of Law & Public Safety; Office of the Attorney General

Department of Labor & Workforce Development  
New Mexico New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Office of the Attorney General for the State of New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions  
New York New York Department of State Department of Taxation and Finance

Department of Law; Attorney General’s Office

Department of Labor  
North Carolina North Carolina Secretary of State North Carolina Department of Revenue Department of Justice Department of Labor  
North Dakota North Dakota Secretary of State Office of State Tax Commissioner The Attorney General's Office Department of Labor and Human Rights  
Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) CNMI Department of Finance

Division of Revenue and Taxation; CNMI Department of Finance

Office of the Attorney General Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Department of Labor  
Ohio Ohio Secretary of State Department of Taxation Attorney General's Office Department of Commerce  
Oklahoma Oklahoma Secretary of State Oklahoma Tax Commission Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General Department of Labor  
Oregon Oregon Secretary of State Oregon Department of Revenue

Oregon Department of Justice; Office of Attorney General

Bureau of Labor & Industries  
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of State Department of Revenue Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General Strawberry Square Department of Labor & Industry  
Puerto Rico Department of State Department of Finance Department of Justice Department of Labor and Human Resources  
Republic of Palau Ministry of Finance Bureau of Revenue and Taxation Office of the Attorney General Ministry of Human Resources, Culture, Tourism & Development  
Republic of Marshall Islands No website found The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Ministry of Finance (MOF) (no website found) Republic of the Marshall Islands Judiciary No website found  
Rhode Island Rhode Island Secretary of State Division of Taxation RI Office of the Attorney General Department of Labor and Training  
South Carolina South Carolina Secretary of State South Carolina Department of Revenue South Carolina Attorney General's Office Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulations  
South Dakota South Dakota Secretary of State Department of Revenue Office of the Attorney General Department of Labor and Regulation  
Tennessee Tennessee Secretary of State Tennessee Department of Revenue Office of the Attorney General and Reporter Department of Labor & Workforce Development  
Texas Texas Secretary of State Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - Texas Taxes Office of the Attorney General Texas Workforce Commission  
U.S. Virgin Islands Office of the Lieutenant Governor

U.S. Virgin Islands; Bureau of Internal Revenue

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice Department of Labor  
Utah The Division of Corporations and Commercial Code in the Utah Department of Commerce Utah State Tax Commission - Information for Utah Businesses Office of the Attorney General Utah Labor Commission  
Vermont Vermont Secretary of State Vermont Department of Taxes Vermont Attorney General’s Office Department of Labor  
Virginia Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth Virginia Department of Taxation Office of the Attorney General Department of Labor and Industry  
Washington Washington Secretary of State Washington Department of Revenue Office of the Attorney General Department of Labor and Industries  
West Virginia Secretary of State West Virginia State Tax Department Office of the Attorney General Division of Labor  
Wisconsin Office of the Secretary of State Wisconsin Department of Revenue - Businesses

Wisconsin Department of Justice; Office of the Attorney General

Department of Workforce Development  
Wyoming Wyoming Secretary of State Wyoming Department of Revenue Office of the Attorney General Department of Workforce Services