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M A I N   L I B R A R Y
200 West Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301  
(850) 606-2665
TDD (850) 606-2603

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Small Business Center

The Small Business Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. Books in the Small Business Center are for in-house use only, but most have duplicates that can be checked out. See a librarian for assistance. 

Business Databases Available from the Library
Accessible from your home or office with use
of a Leon County Public Library Card

General BusinessFile:  Business-related articles and company analysis.

Business Handbooks:  View a collection of sample business plans.

Local Resources

City of Tallahassee Business Resources:  Information on Tallahassee development, licenses and permits. http://www.talgov.com/busi.cfm

Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce: Resources on enhancing the business climate of Florida's Capital City. http://www.talchamber.com

Leon County Business Training Resource Guide: Information on local business education and government resources. http://www.co.leon.fl.us/ADMIN/PIO/pdf/BTRG.pdf

Tallahassee Economic Development Council:  Promotes creation and preservation of jobs for the Capital region. http://www.taledc.com/

State of Florida Resources

Enterprise Florida:  a public-private partnership devoted to statewide economic development. http://www.eflorida.com/

Florida Department of State Division of Corporations (SunBiz):  Business record search, online filing services and forms. http://www.sunbiz.org

Florida Small Business (Florida Trend Magazine):  Information on growing and doing business in Florida. http://www.floridatrend.com/

Florida Small Business Development Center Network: a statewide economic development partnership that provide counseling, training, and business information. http://www.floridasbdc.org/

Small Business Resources in Florida provided by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: a listing of agencies, chambers of commerce and associations offering programs to assist small businesses. http://www.hud.gov/offices/osdbu/ resource/guide/local/florida.cfm

Federal Resources

Business.gov: The Official Business Link to the U.S. Government: helps small business understand their legal requirements and locate government services supporting small business community. http://business.gov/

Internal Revenue Service: Tax information for businesses.

Minority Business Development Agency:  a federal agency created to foster the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses in America. http://www.mbda.gov

Small Business Administration:  a government agency that provides training, financial assistance and more for small business concerns.

Small Business Start-Ups

Business Owner's Toolkit: tips, checklist, startup advice and business templates. http://www.toolkit.com/small_business_guide/index.aspx

FindLaw for Business:  Help with business-related legal questions. http://smallbusiness.findlaw.com/

Business Directories ... Job Search Resources

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