Ohio Secretary of State: Check Name Availability To check the availability of a business name with the Ohio Secretary of State.
Federal EIN Number: Apply online To apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) online from the IRS.
Ohio License Requirements: Ohio Licensing Information To find out what licensing requirements a business or professional may have.
Ohio SBA Funding Options and Resources: SBA Funding and Resource Guide To find out about SBA programs, finding options and resources.
Ohio Small Business Development: 1st Stop Business Connection Guides For a reasonably complete listing of Ohio Resources and requirements for starting and operating a business.