Government

  • Bizstats.com calculates key business ratios for small businesses. The data derived from major government sources targets popular lines of small businesses within the major sectors of manufacturing, construction, retail, wholesale and services.
  • Business Advisor
    answers key questions concerning exports, OSHA regulations, postal guidelines, federal jobs, SBA advice, Social Security issues and tax specifics. Current press releases issued by federal agencies of interest to the business community are provided.
  • Business Advisor
    answers key questions concerning exports, OSHA regulations, postal guidelines, federal jobs, SBA advice, Social Security issues and tax specifics. Current press releases issued by federal agencies of interest to the business community are provided.
  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
    keeps track of federal grant and loan programs for entrepreneurs seeking funding support.
  • Department of Commerce
    connects to various governmental agencies of assistance to small business: the Bureau of Export Administration, the Economic Development Administration, the International Trade Administration, and the Minority Business Development Agency.
  • Elaws (Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses)
    is designed to help employees and employers understand their rights and responsibilities under the laws and regulations administered by the Department of Labor. It is a service that imitates the interaction you might have with a DOL employment law expert by asking questions, providing information and suggesting resolutions.
  • Franchise Registry
    The US Small Business Administration’s Franchise Registry lists national franchises that have received expedited loan processing when applying for SBA financial assistance.
  • National Commission on Entrepreneurship
    “The National Commission on Entrepreneurship was established to provide local, state, and national leaders with a roadmap of how to sustain and expand a flourishing entrepreneurial economy.”
  • Patent and Trademark Office
    tells all about patents and trademarks, provides application forms for registration with the Office, and offers both the patent and trademark databases for free searching.
  • Small Business Administration
    furnishes a wide range of startup information, with hundreds of documents available on business plans, financing options, exporting, SBA assistance programs, etc. There are also guidelines for entrepreneurial programs for veterans, the handicapped, minorities and disaster victims.
  • SBA Small Business Classroom
    The Small Business Administration (SBA) and Harvard Business School Publishing offer guidelines on writing a business plan with a sample plan as well as ways of raising capital for your venture.

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