How to Start a Business Guide
Provides an overview of what’s needed to start a business and valuable resources to assist in starting a business in Louisiana.
Choosing a Business Structure
Offers advice and guidance on choosing a business structure.
Starting Your Business
Small business resources that cover planning, finance, marketing, employment, taxes, and legal issues.
SBA Direct is a new dynamic Web tool that allows users to personalize their experience on SBA.gov. Just by answering a few simple questions about your business, SBA Direct brings the targeted resources you need to start, operate and grow your small business – directly to your desktop.
Louisiana Secretary of State
Louisiana Secretary of State is the state’s official licensing information resource for current and potential business. It provides all the information and resources needed to start a business in Louisiana including filing a business online, forms, license checklists, a fee schedule, and searchable database.
BUZGate offers free small business help to those interested in starting, growing and succeeding in business. Learn about and connect with local government and public assistance programs in areas of small business counseling, funding, marketing, technology, import/export, advocacy and more.
Business Owner’s Toolkit
Offers a wealth of free information about starting a business, planning a business, getting financing, marketing products, etc.