The Missouri Small Business Development Center offers an online guide entitled Starting A New Business in Missouri. The guide includes information about registering and licensing your business, tips on writing business and marketing plans, suggestions about hiring employees and where to find financing resources. The MO SBDC also offers training, counseling, and technical assistance. The MO SBDC features Jump Start Business Learning online. This program answers frequently asked business startup questions in an easy to understand format that you can view anytime.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development also offers assistance to new businesses including a job posting site and financial incentives. Another resource you can take advantage of is the Missouri Business and Community Services Division.
Below are more links that will assist you in navigating through Missouri’s business resources and regulations.
State website: http://www.state.mo.us/
Business Resources: http://www.business.mo.gov/
Chamber of Commerce: http://mochamber.com/mx/hm.asp?id=home
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