The following Texas resources can help you start your small business and run it successful. Some of the perks offered by these organizations include events, licensing information, help with business planning, workshops, counseling, and guides or tools to help you in all aspects of your small business. You can find other regional small business resources here.

 North Texas Small Business Development Center Network
If you’re already in business, our seasoned consultants can analyze your business situation and help you develop your tools for growth: a good business plan, financial analysis, and a marketing strategy that’s right on target. We can also help you identify sources of financing and develop a financing proposal. And, we offer a variety of short, practical seminars to help you stay current and strengthen your management skills.

Official Portal of Texas: Business
This site is designed to bring together the workforce services offered by Texas State agencies and local partners so customers can easily access information and assistance. Find information about recruiting, job search, education, training, career exploration, and business expansion assistance.

Official Portal of Texas: State Taxes
Links to Texas tax responsibilities, Unemployment Tax Registration, business tax responsibilities, Employer Tax information, Fuels Tax rules, Local Property Taxes, Sales Tax registration, and Franchise Tax information.

Small Business Administration – Texas
Programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed in your Texas business. The SBA has offices in Lubbock, El Paso, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi and Harlingen.

Texas State Small Business Development Center
The Texas State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) works with existing and startup small businesses to help them grow and compete in today’s global economy.