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Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) – Information about business taxes and licensing.
Arkansas Secretary of State – Many businesses will have to register with the Secretary of State’s office before starting.
Arkansas Small Business & Training Development Center – Free assistance to help small businesses in Arkansas start and expand. – Simple guide for entrepreneurs. – Female entrepreneur focused website.
– Resources for social entrepreneurs.
– Many businesses will need to register for their Federal Employment Identification Number with the IRS. – Magazine focused on small businesses. – Tech startup focused site.
Export-Import Bank of the United States – Loan program to help businesses exporting out of the U.S.
Funding Guide – Guide with the types of funding for small businesses.
“Getting Veterans Back to Business” SBA Resource Guide – Not many grants for small businesses, but see all of the federal grants that are available. – Magazine with information for startups.
Municipal codes – This guide covers all aspects of City regulations, zoning and requirements.
National Veteran-Owned Business Association – Association to help veteran owned businesses. – Website for new entrepreneurs. – Popular crowdfunding site. – Resources to help businesses get started and grow. – Free access to mentors. – Online community of female entrepreneurs.
U.S. Export Assistance Center – Helps businesses export out of Arkansas.
Veteran Business Opportunity Centers – Free assistance to help veterans start and grow businesses.
Worker’s compensation insurance – Required for most businesses with employees.