Being a small business owner is tough. Sometimes you might feel like you’re in it alone (you’re not!), but you might also be overwhelmed by the information out there designed to help you. If you don’t know where to go for help, check out some of our favorite small business resources.
The Chamber of Commerce is a business organization that can help you network with other business owners and get your business’s name out in front of your customers. You’ll usually have to pay to join your local Chamber of Commerce, but keep an eye out (even if you don’t join) because they might do the occasional free networking event in your area.
IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Taxes are complicated even if you don’t own a business. Instead of trying to find out what you need on Google or fumbling around the IRS website, go directly to their Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center. They have information on everything related to small business taxes in one place.
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization