Thinking of starting a new business? Not sure where to begin? These resources will get you moving.
Filing all the forms you will need to do business in Maryland, based on the type of business you are starting:
Department of Labor Find answers to your questions about labor laws.
Doing Business in Montgomery County
Maryland Women’s Business Center “The Maryland Women’s Business Center helps Montgomery County’s diverse population start and build successful women-owned enterprises that are positioned for long-term growth in our community. RWBC is a program of the non-profit Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI). Maryland Women’s Business Center hosts seminars, provides technical assistance, and offers networking opportunities for entrepreneurs seeking to start and grow women-owned enterprises in our community.”
Montgomery College Office of Procurement Interested in doing business with Montgomery College?
Maryland Better Business Bureau Learn how to become accredited by the Better Business Bureau.
Better Business Bureau Find forms & information on: setting up your business, registering a trade name, qualifying to do business in Maryland, business personal property assessment, and more.
U.S. Small Business Administration Planning, starting, and managing your business
SCORE Free small business advice
Chambers of Commerce
Find out about the Chamber of Commerce serving the area where you do business.
- Maryland Chamber of Commerce
- District of Columbia
- Bethesda-Chevy Chase
- Montgomery County
- Silver Spring
- U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce
General Business Information
SME Toolkit is a product of the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank. It offers information and advice about all aspects of starting and operating a business.