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Small Business Services Directory
Among the business-related services provided at this location are:
-- Account Inquiries (help with letters, notices and levies on your wages or bank account)
-- Adjustments (changes to tax account information or payments)
-- Alien Clearances (Sailing Permits)
-- Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order (ATAO)
-- Copies of Tax Returns & Transcripts (Verifiable extreme hardships only; such as victims of Hurricanes, medical emergencies, etc.)
-- Help with preparing Form 2290 (Heavy Vehicle Use Tax)
-- Multilingual Assistance (over 150 languages translated)
-- Payments/Payment Arrangements
-- Procedural Inquiries
-- Solutions to Tax Issues
-- Tax Law Assistance (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return)
-- Taxpayer Identification Numbers
To obtain federal tax forms call 1-800-829-3676. Other NY City offices are located at 2283 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035, 212- 436-1000, and at 110 W. 44th St, New York, NY 10036, 212-436-1000 and 1200 Water Pl., Bronx, NY 10461, 212-436-1000.
ITAC's Technology Practice assists with product development and launch, finding additional funding, business plan development, and enabling partnerships with academic institutions. ITAC's Virtual Incubator Program (VIP) helps early stage manufacturers and technology firms to bring their products and processes to the next level. We also assist mature manufacturing firms to adopt technologis for their businesses, both off the shelf applications and new applications developed from existing technology.
The KASBSC offers members information, workshops, and publications on issues of interest to small businesses, including government regulations. It also sponsors networking events and contacts government agencies to make collective presentations on issues of interest and concern to Korean American entrepreneurs in the New York City area.
LAGCC's Division of Adult Continuing Education offers a number of business-related courses, workshops, and programs to the general public through their Center for Corporate Education, the LaGuardia Small Business Development Center, the New York Designs/Incubator Program and the Workforce Education Center.
Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the LaGuardia PTAC provides free procurement technical assistance to enrolled clients who wish to sell their goods and services to the military and other federal, state, and local governments. Bid search and preparation, registration, post award administration, and interpreting acquisition regulation are among the areas in which direct assistance is provided. The PTAC also holds a Business and Procurement Expo in Brooklyn and Queens each year.
The Continuing Education Small Business Management Program presents selected courses in a modular format, permitting students to earn a certificate if desired. Students may select individual courses or complete the certificate program. Contact the Continuing Education Department for additional information on courses and fees. The program may also be reached at 718-960-4974.
This program is designed to increase the number of qualified small firms receiving construction and construction-related contracts from the City. Construction firms are required to utilize Locally-Based Enterprise [LBE] companies when they are awarded City prime contracts and will be using sub-contractors. Small construction and construction-related firms are eligible for certification if their average gross receipts do not exceed $2 million. Participating firms are entitled to preference in sub-contracting with general contractors doing business on City projects and are guaranteed 30-day quick payment on City projects. A directory of LBE firms is made available to contracting agencies and to prime contractors. Call 212-618-8782 for applications for certification.
The Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not for profit financial institution dedicated to meeting the financial services and credit needs of local residents, businesses and community organizations. LES serves a range of communities including individuals who live, work, volunteer, worship, or attend school in Manhattan Community Board 3 (Lower East Side) and Manhattan Community Board 10 (Central Harlem) and residents of New York’s five boroughs who have a household income less than $38,000 per year – see their website for a complete list. Services include small business loans; business and nonprofit bank accounts; business banking services; small business workshops; and technical assistance. LES also assists immigrants in obtaining IRS ITIN tax processing numbers. LES also has a Harlem branch on 125th Street. Services are available in Spanish and in English.
Workforce1 Career Centers are a one-stop shop for employers and jobseekers. Services to businesses may include human resources consulting, job-candidate screening and customized training for employees. For jobseekers services include resume and interview preparation, job-search coaching and access to educational and training opportunities. NYC Workforce1 Career Centers are located in all 5 boroughs. See separate program listings for additional information.
Assists business in location planning, this Office offers statistical information about business activity in the borough. The Borough President's Office also assists businesses in dealing with government agencies, accessing financial incentive programs, and provides referrals. The Borough President's Northern Manhattan Office is located at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10027. The telephone number is 212-531-1609.