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!
  
  Resources

Start-Up GuidesTexas: Wide Open For Business

  • Texas Business Portal: Offered as part of Texas.gov (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.
  • Business.USA.gov: 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