Important Links

State & Local Resources

Business Enterprise Resource Office (BERO)

TN Small Business Smart Start Guide (pdf)

Governor’s Diversity Business Enterprise Office

Small Business Development Centers

JEA Small Business Diversity Program

Federal Resources

U.S. Small Business Administration


Internal Revenue Service

U.S. Census Bureau

Better Business Bureau

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Individuals Tax Center

Other Resources

Find Law – Free online legal resource.

Lending Tree – Compare mortgage rates from multiple lenders.

Entrepreneur Magazine

Inc. Magazine

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