Small Business Resources
Department of Agriculture - Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
The mission of the OSDBU is to provide maximum opportunities for small businesses to participate in USDA
contracting activities by establishing and attaining small disadvantaged business program goals.
Department of Commerce
The Commerce Department’s mission is to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity by promoting
innovation, entrepreneurship, competitiveness and stewardship.
Department of Labor: Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA's mission is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards;
providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in
workplace safety and health.
El portal oficial en español del Gobierno de los EE. UU (The U.S. government's official Spanish-language Web
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
SCORE is a nonprofit organization that is federally supported to provide free business mentoring and low cost
training to aspiring and existing business owners.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The mission of the SBA is to maintain and to strengthen the nation’s economy by enabling the establishment and
viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters.
Social Security Administration (SSA)
The Social Security Administration is the nation's primary income security agency. It pays retirement, disability and
survivors benefits to workers and their families, administers the Supplemental Security Income program, and issues
Social Security numbers.
State and Local Contacts
The State and Local Government on the Net directory provides convenient one-stop access to the Web sites of
thousands of state agencies and city and county governments.
A collection of links to State government Web sites with useful information for businesses. Whether you're already
in business, just starting or expanding to a new state - there's something here for you!
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
The department administers a variety of federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe
and healthful working conditions, a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay, freedom from employment
discrimination, unemployment insurance and other income support.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The mission of the EEOC is to eradicate employment discrimination at the workplace.
U.S. Tax Court
Congress created the Tax Court to provide a judicial forum in which affected persons could dispute tax deficiencies
determined by the commissioner of Internal Revenue prior to payment of the disputed amounts.
The U.S. government's official Web portal.
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