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Whether you are a new business with questions about your business plan, or an existing business owner looking to expand into new horizons, our team of business experts is available for no cost counseling.Schedule Now
We offer a number of free workshops and webinars to help you start and grow your business. Specialist subjects include, how to write a business plan, how to implement technology best practices and everything in between.View Events
In addition to general advising for new and existing businesses, we also offer expertise in a number of specialty areas such as International Trade, Marketing, and Cybersecurity.View Services
Do you need money to help start or grow your business? We can help you with loan applications, investor packages, relief packages and moreLearn more
View MoreAs soon as the shutdown hit in March, the Clairmonts began the process of applying for the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury and Disaster Loan program and the federal Paycheck Protection Program. “The loans were a definite game changer,” Stephen Clairmont said. “I could not have done this so quickly without the MS-SBDC’s help.”Stephen and Deshawn Clairmont, Clairmont and Co.
Do You Need a Mississippi Business License?
Mississippi doesn’t have one catch-all state license required for all businesses. However, it requires all retail businesses to obtain a Sales and Use Tax permit that accounts for, collects and remits applicable sales taxes. Tax is also collected on some services with exemptions for businesses such as welding, jewelry repair, meat processing and others. The … ContinuedRead More
August Newsletter 2022
August 2022 August Newsletter 2022 Resources Training Events COVID-19 Relief SBA Deadlines for Disaster Relief CLICK ON THE SBA LETTERS BELOW FOR DETAILS Representing Mississippi in D.C.! Judy Forester, Mississippi SBDC Associate State Director, attended the 11th Annual “U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Building Resiliency Through Public-Private Partnerships” event in Washington D.C.! This two-day event was sponsored … ContinuedRead More