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Small Business Help Topics

Each help topic below takes you to a list of small business web resources that can speed you on your way to finding answers to your small business question.
An alphabetized list of small business help topics appears in the sidebar to the right.

Small Business Trends

General Information Small Business Administration General information about small businesses and government small business programs. Programs of Special Note: Being called up to active duty is a huge sacrifice for you, your family and your business. The SBA offers programs to help relieve your burden whether you are an Active Duty Reservist or Guardsman or […]

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Starting a Business

Compiled by Veronica Rodriguez, SBDCNet Researcher Click here to suggest a resource link to be added to this page Entrepreneur Readiness – a great starting a business page with many articles to help you get started. SBA Business primer – find out if your ready to start your own business Do you have the right […]

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Taxes and Accounting

Taxes Employer W-2 Filing Instructions & Information IRS Small Business/Self Employed – tax forms and publications applicable to small businesses. Tax Rates for all 50 States – from the Federation of Tax Administrators. Tax/Revenue Departments for each State Small Business Taxes & Management – Small Business Guide – Includes information on how to legally […]

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Women and Minorities

Compiled by Marissa Garcia, SBDCNet Researcher Click here to suggest a resource link to be added to this page Small Business Information for Minorities Minority Business Development Agency – Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, specifically created to encourage the creation, growth and expansion of minority-owned businesses in the United States. Minority Business Entrepreneur […]

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Human Resources

Compiled by Kelly Walser, SBDCNet Researcher Click here to suggest a resource link to be added to this page Associations/Organizations American Society for Training and Development – information on recent training trends. American Staffing Association – information on the temporary staffing industry. International Association for Human Resource Information Management – HR information management issues and […]

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ECommerce Guides

ECommerce should be a part of almost every small business. It can be as simple as becoming an affiliate of Amazon, or as full-featured as a unique online store with integrated checkout. But it can also be as simple as including a link to schedule appointments at a hair salon which also offers email marketing […]

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Corporate Information

Knowing where to find Corporate information helps small businesses with incorporation, reporting requirements, researching your competition, learning about potential strategic partners and big customers are just a few examples. So, whether you’re just starting out or have operated a business for many years, these links can help direct you to important information. Also remember to […]

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Business Plan

A Business Plan is crucial for starting and running your business successfully. Sound business plans can help you get a loan, keep you on track toward your goals, and provide a reference for benchmarking, reviewing results and making adjustments in your business. Don’t forget to check out the great free or low-cost training opportunities, plus […]

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