Starting a Business Checklist
This detailed checklist from the US Small Business Administration may help when you commence business operations.
Start Up Guide from US Small Business Administration
This comprehensive guide provides a clear roadmap when you start a business. Getting Started, Business Plan, Financing Your Business Start Up, Writing Loan Proposals, and many more interesting topics covered in detail here. Business Resources
26 USC TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE (01-16-96)
USC Title 26: Searchable IRC Title 26 courtesy of Cornell University.
Tax Guide for Small Business
IRS information about taxes relevant for Small Businesses. A handy alphabetical index covering diverse topics aids effective navigation of this extremely useful publication.
Internal Revenue Service
Get the lowdown on current Federal tax regulations and other tax information at the Internal Revenue Services Web site, where you can also download tax forms and instructions. Its Small Business Corner offers advice on starting and operating your own business.
Federal Trade Commission
This site offers practical information, including the Business Guidance section, with scores of downloadable business publications on topics ranging from advertising to e-commerce to telemarketing. The directory of regional offices will steer you to the nearest Better Business Bureau, Public Utilities Commissions, state consumer affairs and other agencies offices.
Government Regulations and Your Business
Non-compliance with Government Regulations can leave you unprotected legally and jeopardize your business. Understand the basics of Business Licenses, Patents, Copyrights, Minimum Wage, Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act and many more important regulations.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHAs pages provide a wealth of information related to the agencies workplace safety standards and regulations. You can search for OSHA regulatory rules, and delve into a number of other databases that include information such as recordkeeping guidelines, speeches and congressional testimony.