Small Business Association

Financial Tracking

Calculate Your Startup Costs

How much money will it take to start your small business? Calculate the startup costs for your small business so you can request funding, attract investors, and estimate when you’ll turn a profit.

Loans Grants Capital

Lender Match

Get matched to potential lenders offering SBA-backed funding.

Business Type

Choose a Business Structure

This guide will walk you through and compare some common business structures, so you can decide which is the best for your business!

Business Type

Decide Your Business Name

You can find the right business name with creativity and market research. Once you’ve picked your name, you should protect it by registering it with the right agencies.


Pay Taxes Guide

Your business will need to meet its federal, state, and local tax obligations to stay in good legal standing. Your business structure and location will influence which taxes your business has to pay.