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Local Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Hartford
Connecticut Department of Labor
Works to protect and promote the interests of Connecticut workers. Assists workers and employers in becoming competitive in the global economy....View details

Hartford
Governer's Office of Connecticut
Provides executive direction and supervision over Executive Branch, Commissioner appointments and state budget. Website offers convenient access to related state government, state officials,...View details

Hartford
State of CT Department of Economic and Community Development
The state´s lead agency for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and programs all of which are designed to enhance Connecticut´s communities and business and housing...View details

Hartford
State of CT Department of Revenue
Works to administer the tax laws of the State of Connecticut and collect tax revenues in the most cost effective manner; achieve the highest level of voluntary compliance through accurate, efficient...View details

New London
Procurement Technical Assistance Program
The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) provides businesses with guidance for responding to opportunities to market products and services to Federal, state and local governments....View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
Connecticut Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Assists eligible individuals with disabilities to attain employment or self-employment, and self-sufficiency by providing a range of services including training, counseling and referrals to business...View details

Statewide
Connecticut Department of Insurance
The Division of Insurance protects consumers and businesses by providing assistance and information, regulating the insurance industry?s market behavior and financial solvency, and fostering...View details

Statewide
CT Department of Revenue Services
Services include online filing and business registration, programs to assist income tax filers and small and minority business workshops....View details

Statewide
CT Licensing Information Center/SmartStart
Offers searchable access to over 900 licenses, permits and registrations administered by 27 licensing agencies as well as links to downloadable forms....View details

Statewide
EPA New England Chapter
Functions in order to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment....View details

Statewide
Green Government Opportunities (GGO)
The Green Government Opportunities web site (GGO) is a one-stop destination for all things green in small business. Its purpose is to provide a resource through which small businesses can gain...View details

Statewide
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
IRS Stakeholder Liaison provides small businesses and stakeholders with timely and consistent tax guidance. Develops relationships with governmental, civic and trade organizations to determine...View details

Statewide
Secretary of States Office, Connecticut
The Secretary of State is responsible for the initial creation and certain maintenance filings for all domestic state and out-of-state business entities including for-profit and nonprofit corporations,...View details

Statewide
Small Business Administration(SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)
BDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all available...View details

Statewide
Taxpayer Advocacy Service, IRS
An independent organization within the IRS, consisting of highly skilled case advocates who negotiate on your behalf with the IRS to secure the most beneficial resolution for your IRS problem....View details

Statewide
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Administers the patent and trademark laws as they relate to the granting of patents for utility inventions, designs and plants and the issuing of trademark registrations. The USPTO examines applications...View details

Nationwide
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
IRS Stakeholder Liaison provides small businesses and stakeholders with timely and consistent tax guidance. Develops relationships with governmental, civic and trade organizations to determine...View details

Nationwide
International Trade Administration
Helps businesses participate in the growing global marketplace and provides practical information to help select markets and products....View details

Nationwide
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Serves as the a focal point for small businesses interested in doing business with the Department of Energy (DOE) and administers the Department's small business program by establishing goals,...View details

Nationwide
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development
USDA Rural Development provides financial and technical resources in rural areas in order to support community and economic development opportunities, as well as improve quality of life issues....View details

Nationwide
United States Agency for International Development
Works to support long-term and equitable economic growth and advancing U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting economic growth, agricultural and trade, global health,and democracy, conflict...View details

Nationwide
Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program
A federal contract program authorizing contracting officers to set aside certain federal contracts for eligible Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) or Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned...View details

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