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Small Business Services Directory
Use the search fields below to find hundreds of organizations in New York City that can provide you with help in starting or running your small business. Included in this searchable database are programs which offer business advice, loans, grants, location assistance, and a wide range of other services for small businesses throughout the city — often at no cost or for a low fee.
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.
Obtain federal tax ID number information here. We also provide the following services: Accepting Cash payments; 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 Forms (based on availability); Tax Law Assistance (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return); Taxpayer Identification Numbers.
*No State Return Preparation
*No Federal Return Preparation
Call for federal tax information at 1-800-829-1040 and for federal tax forms call 1-800-829-3676.
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.
There are over 4,000 small and mid-size businesses in Industrial business Zones in South Jamaica or adjacent to JFK Airport. Other than JFK itself, these areas are zoned for light manufacturing and include food processors, wholesale distributors, manufacturers and of course, transportation companies of all kinds. Industrial firms in these areas are provided with a range of free services under NYC Business Solutions Industrial and Transportation, a program of the New York City Department of Small Business Services. Greater Jamaica Development corporation is a contracted provider of these services, which include assistance with financing, navigating government, training, and access to incentives associated with industrial job creation and retention or relocation of an industrial business to the area.
The Jamaica Business Resource Center and Queens/Nassau Suffolk Minority Business Development Center are not-for-profit business consulting and technical assistance organizations. Their primary service areas is New York City, Long Island and Westchester County. A series of training sessions in the fundamentals of business management are also given by JBRC. Services provided include: 1) a Business Information Center with a small business library for business research and planning, and access to MBDA/SBA and other government programs; 2) Business Advisory Group - a staff of business professionals providing guidance and assistance with business plans, loan packages, and other areas of technical assistance; 3) access to banks, revolving loan funds, equity/mezzanine funding and other sources of capital for your business through One Stop Capital Shop; 4) Uniform Minority and Women Business Certification/8A Certification and Contract Procurement assistance for federal, state, local, and private sector contracts. 5) A newly established division in International Trade provides technical assistance to small businesses engaged in exporting; 6) Advice on NYC licenses, permits, and regulations is provided to clients by the New York City Department of Small Business Services.
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.
The Local Development Corporation of East New York [LDCENY] serves industrial and commercial businesses in the East New York and Brownsville communities. It manages the East Brooklyn Industrial Business Improvement District. Other programs under its management offers financial incentives to encourage businesses to invest, expand and create more jobs in East NY, and the Women's Business Center. Services are available in Spanish and English.