Consumer Protection Resources For Businesses

Fraud Against Business​

​​​​Each year, small businesses are targets of fraudulent or deceptive sales practices. This packet offers tips to help protect your business and contains information about a number of issues including business opportunities, phony billing schemes, vanity publishing, charitable contribution pitches and more.


​​​Federal Trade Commission Business Resources


Pawnbroker Application Forms

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Pawnbroker Property Transaction Record

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Telephone Solicitor Registration Packet

DATCP registers telephone solicitors who initiate a telephone conversation or text message to Wisconsin residents for the purpose of encouraging the recipient of the telephone call or text message to purchase property, goods or services. A telephone solicitor is a person or business, other than a nonprofit organization, that employs or contracts with an individual to make a telephone solicitation. The registration year begins December 1 and ends November 30. To register, complete the application online through the DATCP website, or complete a registration form in the PDF packet below. A registration form is included in the PDF packet.​

2021-2022 Telephone Solicitor Registration Packet