Small Business Resources

Business Planning & Concept Development

CDC Workplace Health & Safety Guide
Empire State Development Corporation: Small Business Division
Forming a Business in New York State: An Overview (pdf)
SCORE Business Planning & Financial Templates Gallery
Start Up NY Tax Abatement Program 
US Copyright Office website 
US Patent and Trademark Office
US Small Business Administration
US Small Business Administration Loans Program Business Data Catalog

Government & Institutional Contracting Opportunities

Federal Opportunities Grant based Federal contracting opportunities Federal Business Opportunities Small Business Resource Guide

New York State & Local Opportunities
Central New York Purchasing
New York State Contract Reporter
Onondaga County Division of Purchasing
SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital Purchasing
Syracuse University Purchasing Website

State & Federal Documents

IRS Forms & Publications
IRS Small Business & Self-Employed Tax Center
New York State Certificate of Assumed Name (pdf download) 
New York State Certificate of Incorporation Application (pdf download)
New York State Department of Labor
New York State Department of Taxation & Finance: Forms & Publications
New York State Division of Corporations, State Records & Uniform Commercial Code

Reports on Economic & Market Conditions

American Association of Railroads Weekly Rail Summary 
Baker Hughes North American Oil Rig Counts
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index
Energy Information Administration Weekly Oil Inventory Report
Federal Reserve Beige Book
Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
National Automobile Dealers Association Market Beat