Business resources

Summer Rise

Summer RISE is a career-based learning opportunity led by the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Partnerships Unit in collaboration with local businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations. It is a three-week, 60-hour program from July 8 to 26 for rising MCPS juniors and seniors.  Attached you will find the host flyer. To learn more about Summer RISE, visit



Filing all the forms you will need to do business in Maryland, based on the type of business you are starting:

Maryland Business License Center

DC Government – Doing Business in DC

Department of Labor Find answers to your questions about labor laws.

IRS Industries/Professsions Tax Centers

Doing Business in Montgomery County

MCEDC Small Business Resource List, 2018

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 County Economic Development Corporation

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.

Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation

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.


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.

Business 2.0: You’re in Business, Now What? Panel discussion by WBO Members in May, 2014