- Learn how to start a thriving business in New York.
You've already made the decision to operate your business in New York, so you're off to a great start. We're here to point you in the right direction and offer you the support you need to move forward—on schedule and with the confidence to thrive. If anywhere along the way you need more help or further questions answered, don't hesitate to contact the Small Business Division by telephone at (212) 803-3149 or (518) 292-5220, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn how to build your business, including information on planning, regulations, taxes, permits, and licensing, see start-up assistance.
Ready to start the registration process? Visit the business registration center.
Expertise and Technical Support
Learn about accessing valuable technical assistance and training to help you form or plan your business, and more.
Business Support Networks
For a guide to local organizations across New York State that provide resources to small businesses, visit this helpful site.