Resources

Business Start Up and Other Resources

General NJ Business Portal
All information related to starting and operating a business in New Jersey
http://www.state.nj.us/njbusiness/

Websites and information needed for business start-up
Check business name availability in NJ
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/checkbusiness.shtml

Check domain name availability
www.godaddy.com

Apply for Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) through the IRS
https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/apply-for-an-employer-identification-number-ein-online

Register as an LLC, LLP, or other business entity
https://www.njportal.com/DOR/BusinessFormation/Home/Welcome

Register with business formation for tax purposes here
https://njportal.com/DOR/BusinessRegistration

Starting and registering your business with NJ
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/gettingregistered.shtml

All State of NJ printable forms
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/revprnt.shtml

Register for a Trade and Service Marks
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/regmark.shtml

State Certifications and Commissions
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/certcomm.shtml

Small Business Resources

State advocates for small business
http://www.nj.gov/state/bac/dos_bac_sm-business-advocates.html

United States Small Business Administration
https://www.sba.gov/

Small Business Administration for Women
https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/grow/women-owned-businesses-programs

Small Business tax information and forms
https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed

NJ business development, advice and support
https://www.njsbdc.com/
https://www.score.org/

Women Owned Business Resources

Women and minority-owned businesses application
http://www.nj.gov/njbusiness/documents/contracting/NEW%20MBE-WBE%20%20Web%20Application%20JAN_2012.pdf
http://www.nj.gov/njbusiness/documents/contracting/Other%20Cert%20Application%20Packet.pdf

FAQs for application
http://www.nj.gov/njbusiness/documents/contracting/NEW%20SBE-MBE-WBE%20FAQ%20Rev%20JAN_2012.pdf

National Association of Women Business Owners
https://www.nawbo.org/