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Tools for Business Success
                                      A Service of Carroll County Economic Development


The Bottom Line:
Over 600 free resources for our business and entrepreneurs

Free Business Formation Information
Business Formation Kits are provided FREE through our website. Learn about various business legal structures, and get information on whay type may be best for you. Our site has state and federal forms and instructions needed to help you create a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or LLC.

Everything Local
Here you'll find information on our regional and local:
Funding Programs
Free Business Assistance
Business Licenses
Restaurant Requirements
Local Contract Opportunities
Library Resources
and many more local links

One Click Turns Your Site to Spanish
This is a unique bonus that provides an unprecendented level of support to Hispanic business owners and potential entrepreneurs in our community.

The Tools for Business Success section of the website includes:
*Funding: local, regional, state and federal business loan programs...all in one place
*Marketing and Selling Resources
*Business Certifications to complete for new government contracts and the contracts that are currently open for bid
*Selling to the Government
*How to Go Green
*State and Federal reporting requirements, cutomized for your legal structure. This section gives you the state and federal forms you must file in the next 90 days.
*Disaster Planning and Recovery Assistance
*International Trade and Going Global
*A Cash Flow Calculator and other tools
*Training Programs for owners and employees
*A New-Hire Email and Employer's Kit that can save hours of time.
*Hiring Employees and Human Resource Tools
*Disaster Planning and Recovery
*Business Planning and Assistance
*Industry-Specific Resources for:
Tourism     Manufacturers
Agriculture      Retail
Health Care Industry         Food Industry

Connect with Free Business Assistance
Free business counseling is available to help you start a business or strengthen an existing business of any age or size. Our site will help you connect.