Start-up Assistance

Start-up Guides

Your Business Guide

NYS Department of Taxation & Finance Starting or Buying a Business Page

U.S. Small Business Administration

NYC Business Express

Small Business Start-Up Help from

Complying with the Workers' Compensation Law

Business Registration, Taxes, Permits / Licenses, and Regulations

For information on business registration, taxes, permits, licenses and regulations.

Business Planning and Market Research – Tips and Tools

For business planning tips, sample business plans, and market research sources, please see our listings under Technical Assistance – Data & Research Tools

Health Insurance

Small Business Owners

Child Health Plus

Additional resources for Health Insurance can be found on the Employee Benefits & Worker Support Services page.

Hiring Employees

Information on State tax requirements regarding new employees can be found on the NYS Department of Taxation & Finance's Start or Buy a Business page. Also see additional information on Employment Laws.

Technical Assistance

For technical assistance with business startup issues, please see our listing of technical assistance centers

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