Links

 

Tax and Legal Links:
 

Tax Information For Business - IRS

http://www.irs.gov/businesses/index.html

Legal Forms and Model Documents

http://courttv.uslegalforms.com/

Legal and Tax Answers for Nonprofit Organizations

http://www.answers.com/topic/nonprofit

Nolo Home Page - Legal definitions & books

www.nolo.com

Louisiana State Bar Association

www.lsba.org

Society of Louisiana CPAs

www.lcpa.org

 

Technology Links:

 

NASA Tech Briefs - Engineering Solutions for Design and Manufacturing

http://nasa.techbriefs.com/

Services for Inventors - Education, Product Development, Machine Design, Consulting

http://www.octs.com/invntsvc.htm#SvcFAQ

NTTC Home Page

http://www.nttc.edu/

Invention Marketing Companies

http://www.lightlink.com/bbm/pinvmktg.html

NASA Tech Briefs - Engineering Solutions for Design and Manufacturing

http://nasa.techbriefs.com/

Louisiana Business & Technology Center

http://www.bus.lsu.edu/lbtc/

SBIR Information Site

www.zyn.com/sbir

 

Start-Up Info Links:

 

First Stop Shop (Business Licenses)

http://www.sec.state.la.us/first-1.htm

Secretary of State

http://www.sec.state.la.us/

Secretary of State Corporations Division

http://www.sec.state.la.us/comm/comm-index.htm

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

www.score.org

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

http://www.uschamber.com/default

Office of Workers' Compensation Administration (forms)

http://www.laworks.net/WorkersComp/OWC_MainMenu.asp

Tangipahoa Economic Development Foundation

http://www.tedf.org/

Tangipahoa Parish Chambers of Commerce
http://www.2chambers.com/

St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation

http://www.stedf.org/

ABC's of Small Business and Entrepreneur Success

http://www.liraz.com/

Small Business Advancement National Center

http://www.sbaer.uca.edu/

Info Louisiana

http://www.state.la.us/wps/wcm/connect/Louisiana.gov/Home/

SmallBizBooks.com

http://www.smallbizbooks.com/cgi-bin/SmallBizBooks/index.html

Take The Entrepreneur Quiz

http://www.liraz.com/webquiz.htm

Community and Development Corp

www.cdconline.org/businessplan.htm

Business Name Check

www.sos.louisiana.gov/comm/corp/corp-index.htm

Louisiana Licensing Guide

www.laworks.net/qm_lmi.asp

Opening a Food Establishment

www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?ID=216

Business Resource Guide

http://www.businessadministrationdegree.net/resources/resource-guide-on-starting-your-own-business/

 

Business Plan Information Links:

 

Business Plans

http://www.bplans.com/

BulletProof Business Plans: Sample Plans

http://www.bulletproofbizplans.com/bpsample.html

Howard University Development Center Business Plan Outline

http://www.sb2000.com/webapp/sbs/sbs/index.jsp?page=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sb2000.com%2Fwebapp%2Fsbs%2FBasics%2Fhubp.jsp

How To Prepare a Business Plan

http://businessbookshop.com/manuals/r1.htm

Sample Business Plans

http://www.bplans.com/sp/index.cfm

Sample Business Plans and Marketing Plans

http://www.bplans.com/sp/

 

Demographic Links:


American Demographics Magazine

http://adage.com/americandemographics/

BEA Home Page

http://www.bea.gov/

Bureau of Justice Statistics Home page

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/

National Agricultural Statistics Service

http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp

National Center for Education Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/

The DOT Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

http://www.bts.gov/

U.S. Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov/

Louisiana Population Data Center

http://lapop.lsu.edu/

Louisiana State Census Data Center

www.state.ls.us/census/

Center for Veterans Enterprise

www.vetbiz.gov

 

Financing Links:

 

Louisiana Bankers Association

www.lba.org

Gulf Opportunity Zone Business Guide

www.GoZoneGuide.com

Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions

www.ofi.state.la.us

Louisiana Credit Union League

www.lcul.com

Small Business Administration Financing Page

http://www.sba.gov/services/financialassistance/index.html

Bankrate.com

www.bankrate.com/brm/default.asp

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance

www.cfda.gov

FinanceHub

www.financehub.com

Worldhot.com - Top 100 venture capital firms

www.worldhot.com/business/venturecapita

 

Government Links:

 

Department of Environmental Quality Small Business Assistance

www.deq.louisiana.gov/assistance/sbap

 

Louisiana Rural Development

www.rurdev.usda.gov/la

Louisiana Recovery Authority

www.lra.louisiana.gov

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

www.doc.gov/osdbu/

US Patent and Trademark Office

www.uspto.gov

Louisiana Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Administration

www.laworks.net/bus_owca.asp

Louisiana Department of Insurance

www.ldi.state.la.us

US Securities and Exchange Commission

www.sec.gov

 

Other Helpful Links and Info:

 

Louisiana Engineering Society

www.les-state.org

Insurance Information Institute

www.iii.org

Official Guide to Doing Business in Louisiana

www.BusinessGuideLA.com

Business Know-How - information and ideas for home and small business

www.businessknowhow.com/

Edward Low Digial Library - over 5,000 documents to help start and run your business

www.lowe.org

Idea Cafe - designed to help entrepreneurs succeed inreaching their business goals

www.ideacafe.com

Microsoft Small Business

www.bcentral.com

SBDC Net - Copyright Trademark Info

www.sbdcnet.utsa.edu

The Crafts Report Online - industry statistics

www.craftsreport.com

Bison.com - franchise info

www.bison.com

Franchise Handbook Online

www.franchise1.com

 

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