Small Business Resource Links

Small Business Resource Links

Small Business and Self-Employed One-Stop Resource

The IRS is a great starting place with many informative tools for any business owner. They have a wealth of workshops, product CD’s and online streaming videos. They also have a collection of links to State government web sites with useful information for businesses.

The Official Business Link to the U.S. Government. The federal government offers support to entrepreneurs through Small Business Development Centers and mentorship programs.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

This page provides a shortcut to much of the information on the SEC’s website relating to smaller companies.

SBA Online Women’s Business Center

The SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership promotes the growth of women-owned businesses through programs that address business training and technical assistance, and provide access to credit and capital, federal contracts, and international trade opportunities.


More information and resources provided to Women in Business by the Department of Labor.

Minority Business Development Agency

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce . MBDA is the only federal agency created specifically to foster the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses in America.

Business Reference Services

The Entrepreneur’s Reference Guide to Small Business Information. This guide cites “how to” books, reference books, and various directories.

Disability Information

This site contains links to information of interest to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and other community members.

California State Board of Equalization (BOE)

Tax Administration

Forms, Publications & Reports

Employment Development Department (EDD)

Labor & Workforce Development Agency

Tax Forms & Publications

Franchise Tax Board (FTB)

Information for Individuals

Information for Business

Sectary of State

California Business Portal

City of San Francisco

Business Zone

Internal Revenue Service–Tax Information



Charities & Non-Profit

SBA-Managing Your Business

How well are you managing the financial aspects of your business?

Business & Finance

D&B (Dun & Bradstreet)

Forbes (Business News)

Fortune (Small Business News)

US Copyright Office

The Library of Congress

TEAS (Trademark Electronic Application System)

The United States Patent & Trademark Office