Business Assistance Links

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Visit these economic development partners for additional information about doing business in Ohio:

Ohio Business Gateway is Ohio’s one-stop portal for businesses to file taxes, secure permits and licenses, find new employees, and access multiple state agencies and programs.

JobsOhio is the private marketing organization for the state of Ohio. Their website contains information about Ohio’s business climate, economic advantages and available tax incentives.

Ohio Workforce Development (OWD) provides information and tools for Ohio’s workforce system, including employment services, hiring support, labor market information and tax credits. OWD supports Ohio’s 20 One-Stop Centers located throughout the state offering customers a single location to access comprehensive employment and supportive service from federal, state and local partners.

Ohio Means Jobs provides free job postings for all Ohio employers and free access to resumes posted by job seekers on thanks to a first-of-its-kind arrangement negotiated by the State of Ohio.

Ohio Department of Taxation is a comprehensive resource for filing requirements, deadlines, rates and forms.

Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) resources include the Small Business Development Centers, the Minority Business Development Centers, and International Trade Assistance Centers, as well as the Small and Minority Business Financial Incentives Programs, and Ohio Third Frontier.BPI gif 3

Ohio Secretary of State’s Business Services Division provides guidelines about starting a business in Ohio and Universal Commercial Code compliance.

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation provides information about employment security fees, claim filings and other pertinent employer data.

USDA Rural Development provides economic development loans and incentives to support projects in rural America.

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives collectively deliver and energy solutions to more than 40 million customers every day. Learn more about energy cooperatives at this site.