Business Registration and Oversight

​​The following businesses are required to register with the Office of the Attorney General:

  • Business Opportunities
  • Buying Clubs and Vacation Clubs
  • Cemeteries, Funeral Homes and Crematoria
  • Charitable Organizations and Private Foundations
  • Debt Adjusters
  • Fundraising Consultants
  • Going-Out-of-Business, Fire and Removal Sales
  • Health Spas and Fitness Centers
  • Professional Solicitors
  • Recreation and Retirement Use Land Sales
  • Sellers of Contact Lenses and Glasses
  • Telemarketing and Autodialer
  • Transient Merchants

Forms required for registering a business with the Office of the Attorney General, etc., can be found in our Forms Library.

Kentucky Small Business Compliance Guide to Customer Records Destruction (2.2mb PDF)

Scams targeted at small businesses:

Debt adjusters — New Kentucky regulations and forms are available.

Recreation and retirement use land sales — KRS 367 chapters 470-486 & 40 KAR Chapter 2, 001, 010