Helpful Resources/Links

– Internal Revenue Service: all federal forms and publications
– Florida Department of Revenue: all Florida forms and publications
– Motley Fool: general tax
– Kiplinger: filing, deductions and estimated quarterly taxes due
– Financial Web: self employment tax basics
– Biz Stats: small business data such as sales and average profits
– Biz Miner: sells in depth reports of business metrics by category
– Spigit: lets you post your idea and have others rate it
– U.S. Government Web Site: government info
– U.S. Census Bureau: government demographics
– Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Grants
– Small Business Innovation Research Grants (SBIR)
– Franchise research site
– Government franchise information
– U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: register for a patent or trademark
– Florida Division of Corporations: Setup new entities
– U.S. Copyright Office: register for a copyright
– Florida New Hire Reporting Center: new hire requirements
– Social Security Administration: government information
– U.S. Department of Labor: federal labor laws
– Florida Department of Financial Services: Division of Workers Compensation
– Florida Worker’s Compensation Joint Underwriting Association
– National Council on Compensation Insurance
– Angel Capital Association: professional alliance of angel capital groups
– National Venture Capital Association: trade association for VC firms
– Alliance of Angels: membership program for accredited investors
– SBA: Small Business Administration information
– Enterprise Florida Inc.: counseling and seminars
– U.S. Export Assistance Centers: provide counseling and other export assistance
– Management Information



– Overview of vendor requirements

– SBA support for small companies doing business with the federal government  

– Obtain a DUNS number

– Register with the CCR

– Search for contracts on the Federal Business Opportunities web site