Resources & Links
United States Government
The USA.gov site includes a wealth of information for businesses and citizens. Find government agencies, services and access contact information for your government officials.
Florida State Government’s Official Site – MyFlorida.com
This site is a complete guide to Florida for visitors and residents. Check the Business Tab for links from start-up information, to permits and licenses, to links to state agencies. This is your one stop website to find Florida State information.
Florida Department of State Division of Corporations
The Florida Division of Corporations´ Sunbiz™ web site allows you to search and access filed information for corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, general partnerships, trademarks, fictitious name registrations and liens. Images of most filed documents can be downloaded at no charge and to make the filing process easier, most filing forms can also be downloaded. Deadline to file annual reports is May 1st!
Hillsborough County Government
Guide to services, departments, commission, and contact information. Check the Business Link for information about business licenses and permits.
Hillsborough County Public Schools
The Hillsborough County Public School website contains valuable information for parents, students, and employees. Check on the “School’s Tab” to get information to find your school, enrollment information, school calendars, etc.
SBIC – The Small Business Information Center
The Small Business Information Center supports economic development by assisting entrepreneurs in the creation or expansion of small, minority and women-owned businesses. Free counseling and workshops are available.
SBDC – Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida
The SBDC provides “big business ideas with a small business focus”. The USF Small Business Development Center offers one-stop assistance to individuals and small businesses by providing a wide variety of information and guidance in central and easily accessible locations.
SCORE --Counselors to America’s Small Business
SCORE offers helpful small business planning and advice that is free and confidential. Business advice is available through online resources and face-to-face mentoring. Local workshops are also offered.
SBA – The U.S. Small Business Administration
Use this website to find answers, support, and resources for your business.