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USDAThe mission of the Rural Development Business Programs is to enhance the quality of life for rural Americans by providing leadership in building competitive businesses including sustainable cooperatives that can prosper in the global marketplace. Goal is met by investing financial resources and providing technical assistance to businesses and cooperatives located in rural communities and establishing strategic alliances and partnerships that leverage public, private, and cooperative resources to create jobs and stimulate rural economic activity. http://www.rurdev.usda.gov


SBAThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent agency of the federal government created to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. http://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba_newsroom


DEDODelaware's Economic Development Office (DEDO) is the central point of contact for business assistance. DEDO is geared to serve new start-up company, expansions, corporate relocations, and everything in between. It is our mission to serve as the catalyst for continued economic growth, job creation, and revitalization in Delaware. Whether you are thinking of locating or expanding a business in Delaware, starting up a small technology-based firm, enhancing a seasoned 100-employee manufacturing company, or focusing on Clean Energy initiatives or Brownfield Redevelopment, we stand ready to respond to your individual needs. http://www.dedo.delaware.gov/business.shtml


IRSMost businesses start out small. As a new business owner you need to know your federal tax responsibilities. This page provides links to basic federal tax information for people who are starting a business. It also provides information to assist in making basic business decisions. http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=99336,00.html


SEDACThe Sussex Economic Development Action Committee (SEDAC) is committed to retaining, expanding and attracting business to Sussex County. They seek to connect businesses and entrepreneurs with the many different resources that are available to finance, coach and partner with them. http://www.sedac-de.org/