Small Business Resources

When it comes to State and Local Resources for Small Business, State and local regulations have the greatest impact on small businesses, yet these are often the most difficult to understand. On this page, you'll find step-by-step instructions for complying with state and local regulations when starting or running a small business. So, if you find that you are you asking your self, "How do I?" then you are in the right place.

In addition you'll find free and low-cost training programs, financial assistance, and tools to help you manage your business. Click on your state on the map to find these resources and more.

How Do I ... ?

  • Get a Business License
  • Register a Business Name
  • Find Tax Registration Requirements
  • Incorporate a Business
  • Pay Taxes and File Forms
  • Report New Hires
  • Find Workers' Comp Requirements
  • Get Unemployment Tax Requirements
  • Get Workplace Posters
  • Comply with Environmental Regulations

Two-letter abbreviations for each state can be found on the Official United States Postal Service Abbreviations page.

List of States

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