Alabama is ranked the #1 state for business vitality by the Center for Enterprise Development, and Financial World ranks Alabama #5 in their list of best states for operating a business when it comes to energy, labor and taxes.
The Small Business Office of Advocacy provides Alabama businesses with all kinds of assistance from legal to planning. The Business Council of Alabama works with business owners by offering workshops, seminars, and conferences about topics small business owners need to know about to be successful.
Below are more links that will assist you in navigating through Alabama’s business resources and regulations.
State website: www.alabama.gov
Business Resources: http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?page=Business_StartingaBusiness
Chamber of Commerce: http://www.2chambers.com/alabama1.htm
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Minnesota state franchise registration number F-4418 and F-3918.