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How do I access grants and low interest loans for small businesses? has some information about that.

How do I find out about contracting opportunities with the government?

Federal Business Opportunities has active federal opportunities.

Legal (Return to Top)

How do I set up a corporation in Florida?

Visit the Florida Department of State Division of Corporations to find out how.

How do I find an agency that will help me set up my business in Florida?

The Department of Management Services has a vendors site.

How do I find out information about Florida businesses?

Go to The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation online services website.

Small Businesses (Return to Top)

How do I find resources for starting a small business in Florida?

Learn about starting a small business at the U.S. Small Business Administration website.

How do I get free business advice?

The Small Business Development Center site or SCORE.

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How do I get information about the health care tax credit for business owners?

The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit is at

How do I find out what taxes Florida businesses have to pay to the State of Florida?

Find out at the Florida Department of Revenue website.

How do I find a calendar that shows when a business has to pay taxes to the federal government?

The calendar can be found at in multiple languages.

How do I find free online training for businesses?

The U.S. Small Business Administration, the Employ Florida Marketplace, or the Florida Small Business Development Center.

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How do I find out What licenses I have to have to start a child care center?

Visit the Florida Department of Children and Families site.

How do I find child care regulations, licensing and training requirements?

Visit the Florida Department of Children and Families site.

Recovery (Return to Top)

How do I find projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act?

The Florida Office of Economic Recovery State and Local Projects website.

How do I track the money being spent by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act?

Visit to track the money.

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