• Monday , 1 September 2014

BUSINESS RESOURCES

Business Resources

The City of LA Office of Finance has a helpful page titled: “Business Tax Information FAQ”: http://finance.lacity.org/content/BusinessTaxInformationFAQ.htm

City of LA’s online form to register a business.

https://latax.lacity.org/oofweb/eappreg/eappreg_criteria.cfm

 

The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development website, (http://www.calgold.ca.gov/) can also tell you what business permits are required based on your business’ address (city and county) and business type.

City of LA’s online form to register a business: https://latax.lacity.org/oofweb/eappreg/eappreg_criteria.cfm

 

U.S. Department of Labor

Below are a series of links about the self-employment programs, as well as TA assistance available regarding DOL and other government programs.  Please let us know if you require additional information.

US DOL Self-Employment Assistance Programs

Subject: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Public Law (P.L.) 112-96) – Provisions on Self-Employment Assistance Programs

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER No. 20-12 (May 24, 2012)

US Labor Department announces availability of $35 million in grants to implement or improve Self-Employment Assistance programs

http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/ETA20121073.htm

 

 

Small Business Technical Assistance

 

OSHA & Small Businesses

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3163/osha3163.html

 

OSHA Small Business Handbook
http://www.osha.gov/Publications/smallbusiness/small-business.html

OSHA Small Business Assistance
http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/smallbusiness/benefits.html

 

EBSA Enforcement Manual
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/OEManual/

 

Compliance Assistance
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/compliance_assistance.html

 

MSHA Small Mine Office
http://www.msha.gov/smallmineoffice/SMOFactSheet042008.pdf

 

Employment Law Guide
http://www.dol.gov/elaws/elg/

 

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Businesses
http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/osdbu/regs/procurement.htm

OSHA Sharp
https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/smallbusiness/sharp.html

 

Small Businesses with Federal Contracts
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/TAguides/sbguide.pdf

 

Labor Standards for New and Small Businesses- Wage and Hour Division
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/NewSmallBus.pdf

 

(Non-DOL) Small Business Administration Guide to Employment Law
http://www.sba.gov/content/wage-hour-laws

 

ODEP Small Business Development Centers
http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/misc/entrepre.htm

 

Entrepreneurship & the US Economy- BLS (2010)
http://www.bls.gov/bdm/entrepreneurship/entrepreneurship.htm

 

Technical Assistance Guide for Federal Supply and Service Contractors (OFCCP)
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/TAguides/ss_technical_assistance_guide.htm

 

Technical Assistance Guide for Federal Construction Contractors (OFCCP)
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/TAguides/consttag.pdf

 

401(k) Plans For Small Business (EBSA)
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/publications/401kplans.html