Small Business Resources

Federal Business Assistance
Information for people who currently own businesses and others wanting to start new businesses. The SBA website offers various services, tools, and forms that address every aspect of starting and maintaining small businesses.

Indiana Small Business Development Center
This website contains a wealth of information for the patron looking to start a business or expand on an existing business.

INBiz: Business Services Division
This website includes information on registering new businesses with an information section called "Form a Business Online" which is a great step-by-step instruction piece on how to start a business.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Provides an overview of population and workforce statistics for all Indiana counties.

NAICS (North American Industry Classification System)
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

How to Select a NAICS Number (pdf)
This document created by Dawn Stahura provides a step-by-step guide to selecting the appropriate NAICS number for your business.

Business Networks for Women
The website provides essential information to women who are planning or starting to open a business.

Employment of Veterans
Supports the Employment Success of Returning Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and includes resources for answering employer questions, job coaching and workplace mentoring, and information pertaining to customized employment.

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