ChamberLineChamberLine is part of the BestIn.com Network. BestIn.com is a Real Estate and City Guide Search Directory supported by local city guide members. It is a free directory that allows the Chamber to post it's listing. Your Chamber or Organization is allowed to identify different city names that you serve. Visit www.chamberline.com
Tax Information For BusinessesA comprehensive directory of business tax resources from the Internal Revenue Service. Visit www.irs.gov
IRS Videos on Tax TipsIt may not draw crowds to the box office, but we’ve got some video that just might work on your tax report. You may even find some good information to help your viewers. Admission is free, but you provide the popcorn. Visit www.irs.gov/newsroom/
IRS CalendarsThe IRS has many small business products that are available free of charge, including the just-released 2009 Tax Calendar for Small Businesses and Self-Employed (Pub 1518, Catalog Number 12350Z). This colorful 12-month wall calendar is filled with useful information on general business taxes, IRS and SSA customer assistance, electronic filing and paying options, retirement plans, business publications and forms, and common tax filing dates. Each page highlights different tax issues and tips that may be relevant to small business owners with room on each month to add notes, state tax dates, or business appointments. The calendar and other small business products can be ordered on-line at www.IRS.gov.
Business.govBusiness.gov, a web portal to government resources, has launched a new Loans & Grants Search Tool to help small business owners quickly find financing available from federal and state governments.
Southeastern CT Chapter of SCORESCORE® is a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small business in America. For free and confidential advice about starting your own business or advice [to owners of small businesses] about growing an existing business, contact SCORE®. Your Southeastern Connecticut group of SCORE® volunteers are working or retired business owners, executives and managers who can offer a wealth of information and insights on a wide variety of business problems. Visit their new website at www.southeasternctscore.org.
Community Results CenterThe mission of the Community Results Center is tso improve community life by providing research and analysis that helps to inform local planning and investment and measure community change. The Center supports decision-makers engaged in human and social services and community development. CRC staff provides expertise in asset mapping, data collection and research and evaluation. Visit www.ctunitedway.org/crc for more information.
Small Business AdministrationThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created by Congress in 1953 to help America's entrepreneurs form successful small enterprises. Today, SBA's program offices in every state offer financing, training and advocacy for small firms. In addition, the SBA works with thousands of lending, educational and training institutions nationwide. Visit www.sba.gov for more information.
Connecticut Economic Resource Center, IncCERC was founded in 1992 and established in its present home in Rocky Hill, Connecticut in 1993. CERC is recognized across the state as a central part of the state's economic development efforts. We are a private organization marketing Connecticut as a prime business location. CERC acts as a comprehensive source of state economic and business information, as well as the one-stop gateway to the state's resources and services for business. Visit www.cerc.com for more information.
Connecticut Business and Industry AssociationCBIA is the largest statewide business organization in the United States, comprising more than 10,000 companies. As a CBIA member, you have a partnership with an experienced and trusted business association. We have more than 100 professional and service people on staff, and are affiliated with scores of independent experts from private industry. You can also tap into CBIA's unique experience in state government, employee group health insurance, manufacturing, safety, human resources, environmental management and international trade. No other statewide association has the breadth and scope of services that CBIA offers. Visit www.cbia.com for more information.