Links to important websites:

Forming a business entity:

Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation

Virginia State Corporation Commission

D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

Delaware Division of Corporations


Internal Revenue Service

D.C. Department of Revenue

Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation

Virginia Department of Taxation

Virginia County/City web sites:

Fairfax County, Virginia – BPOL Tax and licenses

Arlington County, Virginia – Business Resource Center

Loudoun County, Virginia – Business

Prince William County, Virginia

Alexandria, Virginia – Starting a Business

Falls Church, Virginia – Business

Maryland County/City web sites:

Montgomery County, Maryland Department of Economic Development

Prince George’s County, Maryland – Doing Business

District of Columbia web site:

District of Columbia Business Resource Center

Government Contractor and other useful business web sites:

Small Business Administration

Federal Acquisition Regulations

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NFIB Business Resource Center

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