Start a Business

Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned business owner with years of experience, starting a new business can be a daunting task. The Burleson EDC is here to help.

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 the process as well as link you to existing business owners interested in mentoring you to success!


Start-Up Guides

  • 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.

  • 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 Guide: 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