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1st Stop Business Connection 
The Ohio Department of Development's website contains much useful information for the business owner. Its 1st Stop Business Connection link provides free state-level information through a four step process for aspiring and established entrepreneurs.

Ohio Department of Development 
Need marketing information for your business plan or other projects? Need special assistance for a start-up business or an established one? Look to the web site of the Ohio Department of Development and its unique programs for Ohio businesses.

Ohio Department of Development/Loans & Grants 
Visit this link on the Ohio Department of Development's website to learn about the financial assistance that is available from this department. 

Ohio Major Business Structure
Information on all of the following:  Business Starts, Distribution of Largest Manufacturing Establishments, International Corporate Investments in Ohio, Major Cities and Highways, Ohio Exports, Ohio Imports, Ohio Regional Roads, Ohio Regional Highways, Ohio Regional Airports, Ohio's Strategic Location in the United States

Ohio Secretary of State 
Business services provided through the web site of the Ohio Secretary of State - requirements, guides, forms.

Ohio Tax Finder 
According to its website, the Finder provides information on local taxing jurisdictions and tax rates for all addresses in the State of Ohio. Currently the following data are available: Municipal Tax, Ohio Public School District Income Tax, and the Sales and Use Tax.  The Finder will soon provide other local tax data. A Tips link assists in navigating the website. 

OhioMeansJobs is the online self-service database for employers and job seekers in Ohio. Search for job listings compiled from state, local and national job boards, post a resume, and find career information via this website.

OhioMeansJobs Mahoning County
OhioMeansJobs Mahoning County center can provide assistance for those looking for a job and for companies looking for employees. It is a collaborative partnership that brings many organizations, services and programs together so that only one stop is needed to take advantage of the help available.

U.S. Export Assistance Center of Northern Ohio 
The U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC) of Northern Ohio covers the exporting needs of companies in 28 counties. The Northern Ohio USEAC assists companies who wish to export their sources and services, and it "provides expert counseling, advice, and advocacy; produces research on overseas markets and industries; promotes companies' products and services in overseas markets; finds international partners (agents, distributors, JV, licensing, etc.)."