Helpful Links For Small Businesses in Connecticut
Official Website of the State of Connecticut
Start a Business in Connecticut
This guide provides step-by-step paperwork, filing fees, and processing times to start your business. It will help you file formation documents, obtain tax IDs, and set up company records. Provided by Harbor Compliance
Start an LLC in Connecticut
This beginner's guide is intended for the entrepreneur considering starting an LLC in Connecticut. An LLC provides the owner with limited liability protection, provides tax flexibility, and is easy to run.
Start a Non Profit in Connecticut
This free guide will help you understand how to start your nonprofit in Connecticut and become 501(c)(3) tax-exempt.
Prior to fundraising, charities are required to register with the state charity official.
This guide outlines the requirements and process for registering in Connecticut.
Resources in this guide are designed to help you understand what it takes to maintain compliance for a 501(c) nonprofit.
SBA Microloan Program
Provides small, short-term loans to small business concerns and certain types of not-for-profit child-care centers. The SBA makes funds available to specially designated intermediary lenders, which are nonprofit.
New Loans for Ct Small Businesses
Businesses with 50 or fewer workers that want to take advantage of the state’s new lending programs for small businesses can apply for the money through the non-profit Community Economic Development Fund (CEDF).
Connecticut Licensing Info Center
Quick and easy access to the licensing and registration information needed to start, expand or relocate your business in our great state of Connecticut
Provides strategic capital and operational insight to push the frontiers of high-tech industries such as energy, biotechnology, information technology, and photonics.
The Connecticut Development Authority
The state's bank offers low-cost financing to businesses to stimulate investment, create jobs, and help grow Connecticut.
Free Websites for Connecticut businesses!
With professional templates and a few easy steps, you can create and publish a website for your business in less than 60 minutes. There's no catch and no cost.
Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC)
Nonprofit corporation and public-private partnership that provides objective research, marketing and economic development resources consistent with our mission of making Connecticut a more competitive business environment.
Agency that works with individuals interested in purchasing a Franchise.
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services
Secretary of State, Connecticut
This leads you to forms for LLC, etc.
Connecticut Bar Association. (Patents & Trademarks)
Connecticut Society of Public Accountants
The Women’s Center has provided a safe haven as the sole provider of domestic abuse and sexual assault survivor services in the Northern Fairfield and Southern Litchfield county areas. The organization serves over 20,000 individuals from our area communities with free and confidential services that are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.