Starting a business can be a challenge, but there is help for you in your area. Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) are partnerships primarily between the government and colleges/universities administered by the Small Business Administration and aims at giving educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the SBDC to provide information for small and medium businesses in the Anderson area.
If you have specific questions about the SBDC or SBA, you can call the SBDC Director, Tracy Hawkins at 576-5007 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SBDC provides the following services:
Financial Analysis and Cost Controls
Accounting and Recordkeeping
Pricing, Products and Services
Licenses and Permits
Business Legal Entities
Training and Education Assistance
Starting a Business
Federal, State and Local Business Taxes
Doing Business with the Government
The Ohio 1st Stop Business Connection provides free information and forms on business name registration, permits, licenses, taxes, articles of incorporation/organization, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, and other business issues and documents. For a free packet call 1.800.248.4040 or visit www.development.ohio.gov/onestop.
US Small Business Administration
State of Ohio
Annual Credit Report
How to Write a Business Plan
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Resource Guide