State and Federal Resources for Small Businesses
There are many things to consider and learn when developing a small business: regulations, laws, legalities, and more. Below are state and federal resources, specific to small businesses, that may help answer many of the questions that arise when starting up.
A business development service of The University of North Carolina system. The SBTDC’S technology counselors provide free, one-on-one business counseling to help emerging North Carolina-based businesses bring new technologies to market. The SBTDC offers a business plan outline, free publications and more.
Starting a food business in North Carolina.
Business service information on taxes, employees, insurance, and more.
Information for employers.
Small business environmental assistance.
List of local health departments and directors.
Insurance information for businesses.
Sign up for a new business packet, information on OSHA, Wage and Hour, and more.
Information on Commercial Trucking requirements.
Information on a variety of topics – trademarks, corporations, tax credit programs and more.
NC tax information for businesses.
Guidance on rules and regulations from the FDA.
Information on laws, regulations, marketing, trade, and more.
Small farm/small business information.
Provides planners, services, tools and local resources for small businesses.
Tax information for businesses.
Business services available online.
Information on filing for patents and trademarks.
Information on copyright law, licensing, and more.
Business services available from the Postal Service.
Information on trade in developing countries.