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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur and are unsure of which tax publications may be relevant to you, please consult our Starting a Business section, which provides an overview of your federal tax responsibilities. Please note: This list is not all-inclusive, so please visit Forms and Publications for other tax publications. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open the PDF files.
When beginning a business, you must decide what form of business entity to establish. Your form of business determines which income tax return form you have to file. The most common forms of business are the sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and S corporation. A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a relatively new business structure allowed by state statute. Legal and tax considerations enter into selecting a business structure.
Small biotechnology firms represent a unique national resource for economic growth that may be the fastest and most efficient mechanism to create technological innovation to convert cutting edge biomedical research into new technology breakthroughs and competitive new products. The NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer(STTR) grant programs provide an opportunity for ALL key players in biomedical research to benefit. SBIR grants provide $850,000 (Phase I and II) or more and STTR grants provide $600,000 (Phase I and II) or more in research dollars to catalyze the commercialization of innovative projects that will benefit public health. Further, these grants offer company scientists an opportunity to pursue innovative projects for which company support may not be available, and they promote and foster partnerships with collaborators, including academic investigators. By serving as a collaborator, consultant, or principal investigator (for STTR), an academic investigator can gain long-term financial and scientific benefits. Collaboration with a company also offers access to company resources and expertise and possibly jobs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. In a rapidly changing culture where research institutions are becoming more committed to innovation and entrepreneurship to enhance the economic development of their regions, NIH SBIR and STTR grants can add value to an academic institution’s intellectual property. With rapidly expanding biological knowledge, even large corporations can develop only a limited number of promising lead ideas. Large pharmaceutical corporations often look to small biotechnology companies for the initial development of embryonic technology. Thus, the end of a successful project for a small biotechnology company is often the beginning of R&D for a large pharmaceutical corporation. NIH small business grants can help bridge the needs of both by providing early-stage funding for research that adds value to an idea, promoting partnerships that lead to a marketable product.
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When shipping a product overseas, the exporter must be aware of packing, labeling, documentation, and insurance requirements.
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Resources and Tax Guidance for Retirement Plans for Small Business
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a United States Government corporation designed to work with some of the poorest countries in the world.
Use this tool to identify your business's potential funding sources and develp a plan to request funding.
Programs and guidance materials, including Compliance Assistance materials, are available from the Department of Labor in the areas of affirmative action, the hiring of veterans and foreign workers, the employment of workers under the age of 18, and how to implement drug-free workplace programs.
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