Free Business Counseling
- GTCC Small Business Center - Provides counseling services, referrals, courses and seminars relating to starting and operating a small business
- SCORE: Service Core of Retired Executives - Free counseling on starting a business. Individual consultations. Contact them at 800-634-0245.
- High Point Economic Development Corporation - Along with other business information, you can see a list of available buildings and business sites.
- Guilford County Register of Deeds - Record your business name and file an Assumed Name Certificate with the Guilford County Register of Deeds. Call 373-7556.
- Business Link North Carolina - A service of the State of North Carolina that connects you to services and other resources provided by state-supported agencies, many of which are free.
- NC Secretary of State: Corporations Division - This site includes information, guidelines, and forms on corporations, and the corporation name search database. Call 919-733-4201.
- NC Department of Revenue - Call 336-334-5656 in Greensboro or 919-733-3991.
- NC Department of Commerce: Doing Business in North Carolina - Search for a building or site. This site also includes economic incentive programs and state, county and regional economic data. Call 919-733-4151.
- US Internal Revenue Service: Small Business/Self-Employed
- High Point Chamber of Commerce
- Business Plan Handbook (Accessible with the Gale Virtual Reference Library password outside the library, you can obtain the password by clicking here)
- SBA: Business Planning
- Entrepreneur.com's Business Plan Guide