Small Business Resources & Links
SMARTstart Small Business Program Opens a New Window. Our SMARTstart Small Business program is an innovative suite of programs that provides the tools growing businesses need for long-term success.
Pasco Enterprise Network Opens a New Window. Starting a new business or trying to expand your business is challenging. Uncertainty in the decision making process can stall the growth of any business. Wouldn’t it be easier if you had the proper tools to become more confident in your ability to monitor the health of your business or better understand your customers? Pasco County is making it easy for local business owners and entrepreneurs. The Pasco Enterprise Network (PEN) was developed to help small business owners, like you, build the confidence to strengthen and grow their businesses.
Enterprise Florida Inc Opens a New Window. . (EFI) is a public-private partnership serving as Florida's primary organization devoted to statewide economic development. EFI's mission is To facilitate job growth for Florida's businesses and citizens leading to a vibrant statewide economy.
Entrepreneur.com Opens a New Window. Marking its 14-year anniversary in 2010, Entrepreneur.com has evolved into the most widely used website by entrepreneurs and leaders in business worldwide. As the leading small business website, Entrepreneur.com serves its visitors' needs by creating the most satisfying experience with relevant content, logical information management and ease of access.
National Federation of Independent Businesses Opens a New Window. (NFIB) The National Federation of Independent Business is the leading small business association representing small and independent businesses. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943, NFIB represents the consensus views of its members in Washington and all 50 state capitals.
Department of Agriculture - Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU Opens a New Window. ) The mission of the OSDBU is to provide maximum opportunities for small businesses to participate in USDA contracting activities by establishing and attaining small disadvantaged business program goals.
Department of Commerce Opens a New Window. The Commerce Department’s mission is to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity by promoting innovation, entrepreneurship, competitiveness and stewardship.
Department of Labor: Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Opens a New Window. OSHA's mission is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.
GobiernoUSA.go Opens a New Window. El portal oficial en español del Gobierno de los EE. UU (The U.S. government's official Spanish-language Web portal)
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) Opens a New Window. SCORE is a nonprofit organization that is federally supported to provide free business mentoring and low cost training to aspiring and existing business owners.
Small Business Administration (SBA) Opens a New Window. The mission of the SBA is to maintain and to strengthen the nation’s economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters.
The Social Security Administration is the nation's primary income security agency. It pays retirement, disability and survivors benefits to workers and their families, administers the Supplemental Security Income program, and issues Social Security numbers.
State Links Opens a New Window. A collection of links to State government website with useful information for businesses. Whether you're already in business, just starting or expanding to a new state - there's something here for you!
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Opens a New Window. The department administers a variety of federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions, a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay, freedom from employment discrimination, unemployment insurance and other income support.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Opens a New Window. The mission of the EEOC is to eradicate employment discrimination at the workplace.
U.S. Tax Court Opens a New Window. Congress created the Tax Court to provide a judicial forum in which affected persons could dispute tax deficiencies determined by the commissioner of Internal Revenue prior to payment of the disputed amounts.
USA.gov Opens a New Window. The U.S. government's official Web portal.