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National Business Resources

BusinessUSA

BusinessUSA connects small businesses and exporters by using technology to quickly connect businesses to the services and information relevant to them, regardless of where the information is located or which agency's website, call center, or office they go to for help. It includes the Made in Rural America Export and Investment Initiative Portal, Microsites for States, Training Portal, FBO Open Opportunities, and many more resources.

Doing Business In

Provides everything a business or person would need to know about starting a business anywhere in the world. The site includes individual country reports, as well as rankings of countries for business purposes. This valuable website is sponsored by the World Bank.

Starting a Business - IRS Resources

Provides links to basic federal tax information for people who are starting a business, as well as information to assist in making basic business decisions.

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration assists businesses by providing or coordinating loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance.

Veterans Business Outreach Center

Provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business.