Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development

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General Information – Provides an online business dictionary and encyclopedia and examples of business plans for different types of businesses.

Biz Info Library - An online library offering information on starting and growing a business. Information includes topics such as legal and tax considerations, funding your business, and customer service. – Official business link to the U.S. government that includes information on topics such as business licenses and permits, hiring and managing employees, taxes, and workplace health and

Government Agencies for Small Business – Detailed list, which includes 16 federal government agencies, with hot links to helpful websites for entrepreneurs.

U.S. Census Bureau - The leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

U.S. Commerce Department – Contains links to government agencies dealing with trade, export information, census data, and economic analysis.

IRS Small Business and Self-Employed One-Stop Resource – Tax information for small businesses and self-employed individuals.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - Searchable online database of U.S. patents and trademarks.

U.S. Small Business Administration – Services, tools, local resources, and small business planner for new and existing businesses.