Frequently Asked Questions

Starting or growing a business is hard work. You certainly will have plenty of questions along your journey. And depending on the stage of your idea or business, those questions will change, sometimes frequently.

Fortunately the SBDCs are here to help. Click on the categories below to learn more about your specific question.

Business Basics

  • Starting a Business
  • Business Plans
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing

Financial Matters

  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Financing & Loans
  • Taxes

Operating Structure

  • Legal Issues
  • NAICS

Targeted Programs

  • Agribusiness
  • Government Marketing
  • International Business
  • Small Business Innovation Research
  • Small Business Technology Transfer

Small Business Statistics and Research

Young Entrepreneurs

Emergency Response

Military Reservists

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