Over 90% of the businesses in Kentucky have fewer than 50 employees. Because of that, the state has many programs set up to help small business owners. The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development’s Small Business Services Division offers the Business Information Clearinghouse where you can get information about permits and licenses you may need. The Kentucky Business Guide is also available on this site. This publication includes the tools you need to get started in business in Kentucky.
The Entrepreneur Resource Navigator leads you through all the steps to opening a business, depending on the county you’ll be located. The site includes start-up tips, resources and links. There is also a section for existing businesses which contains marketing ideas and other information that will help you grow your business.
Below are more links that will assist you in navigating through Kentucky’s business resources and regulations.
State Website: http://www.kentucky.gov/
Business Resources: http://kentucky.gov/Portal/Category/BUSINESS
Chamber of Commerce: http://www.kychamber.com/mx/hm.asp?id=home
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