Starting a Business

Thinking of starting a business? This can be a task ranging from developing a business plan to accessing capital and locating a facility.

Take a look at the following resources and don’t hesitate to call our staff at 817-426-9613 for assistance in starting a business in Burleson. The economic development team is available to support you through process as well as link you to existing business owners interested in mentoring you to success!

Start-Up GuidesTexas: Wide Open For Business

  • Texas Business Portal: Offered as part of (formerly TexasOnline), the award-winning official eGovernment web site for the State of Texas, providing citizens, local government, and state agencies with a single, secure structure to conduct business over the Internet.
  • Small Business Assistance: Information provided by the Small Business Advocacy of the Governor’s Office, includes information on business structure, EINs, business taxes, and employer requirements.
  • Texas Business Advisor: Business start-up information offered by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
  • Managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, this official site of the U.S. Government provides access to Federal, state, and local information for small business owners.
  • Small Business Planner: A tool provided from the U.S. Small Business Administration containing resources for every stage of business.

Small Business Resources

Permits and Licenses

Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights

Securities Issues