Other Small Business Resources

Small Business Handbook (Office of the Governor): The Small Business Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of business planning, registration, requirements and financing.

Governor’s Small Business Resource Portal: Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, the Governor’s Small Business Resource Portal will provide you with the most relevant resources and contacts to help you find success. This important tool offers a customized list of useful business resources to assist you in starting or growing your business in Texas. 

2022 Texas Business License and Permit Guide: This comprehensive permit guide offers a listing of state permits that may be required for persons desiring to operate a business enterprise in the state.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) TexasEnviroHelp - Small Business & Local Government Assistance: Resources specifically tailored to help small businesses and local governments comply with environmental regulations.

Starting and Managing Your Business: Guides provided the U.S. Small Business Administration for every stage of business

Small Business | USA.gov: An official site of the U.S. Government that provides access to federal, state, and local information for small business owners.

 U.S. Small Business Administration: The SBA provides programs and services for small businesses and partners in a network of local small business development centers.

Small Business Development Center – North Texas Office: The Dallas Metropolitan SBDC can provide businesses with information concerning contracting with government, international trade, intellectual property protection and technology transfer.

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE): Mentoring and other assistance to small businesses through partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.