Links and Resources

Federal:

SBA small business resources
Business USA
IRS: tax information and forms

US Patent and Trademark Office

SBA HUBZone empowerment contracting program
Government loans for business/agriculture/disaster/veterans
SBA South Carolina resource guide
US Department of Commerce
Financial resources
Export information
Search for grants
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Public sex offender registries
Bureau of labor statistics
Census bureau demographic information

Federal demographics and maps
SBA Ombudsman for small business regulations
USDA: USDA seeks applications for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Loans and Grants

 

State:

South Carolina Secretary of State’s Office

SC Commerce’s SizeUp program
South Carolina Small Business Lending Resources
South Carolina Department of Commerce
South Carolina Business One Stop
Business name availability, forms
Starting a small business in South Carolina
SC Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation: Tax guide for starting a small business in SC
South Carolina Department of Revenue
South Carolina Export Consortium
SC Specialty Food Association
USC sponsored Palmetto state economic information site
SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce
Farming and Fishing-based businesses
Background checks for South Carolina
South Carolina demographic information

Other:

Legal information
Nasbite global trade organization
Financial analysis software
Bookkeeping & tax software
Invoice templates 
Sample business plans

International franchise association
Information on starting your own business
Free legal information
Research demographics
US patents office
Loan rate information
Credit score information
BusinessUSA

Workplace security 

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