Business Filing Databases
Access to state websites that provide corporate and business filings online. Other public business records are frequently available as well.
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FTC Franchise Opportunities
Considering the route to business via a franchise? Check information from the Federal Trade Commission to become more aware of this category of business opportunity.
IRS for Small Businesses
Connect to information for small businesses from the Small Business and Self-Employed One-Stop Resource link on the website of the Internal Revenue Service. Find information on a variety of business topics as well as tax topics specific to the business owner.
SCORE-Counselors to America's Small Business
The online web site of SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, in partnership with the Small Business Administration. SCORE aids in the formation and growth of small businesses.
Small Business Administration
An award-winning site from the federal government's Small Business Administration that provides information and services to the business community.
Small Business Administration Licenses-Permits Search
SBA.gov's Business Licenses and Permits Search Tool allows you to get a listing of federal, state and local permits, licenses, and registrations you'll need to run a business. By noting the location of your business and choosing a business type, you'll get a results page showing federal, state and local licenses you'll need along with links to web pages, application forms and instructions. For local permits, links to local government websites and contact information are provided.