Connecting & advancing women in business throughout Northwest Indiana
including Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, and Starke counties.

Business Resources

Assist e Engaging NWI Business Women in building a comprehensive online center for all kinds of business questions. Contact us with your suggestions.

Internal Revenue Service
· http://www.irs.gov
You can find tax forms and instructions, frequently asked questions, where to file, and where to get help.

EDGAR Database of Corporate Information
· http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml
Performs public company searches for all items filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including annual and quarterly reports.

U.S. Small Business Administration
· http://www.sba.gov
Includes how to start your own business, finance it, and how SBA can help.

U. S. Patent and Trademark Office
· http://www.uspto.gov/
Full text patents since 1976, full page images since 1790. TESS (Trademark Electronic Search System) contains more than 3 million pending, registered and dead federal trademarks.

Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC)
· http://www.isbdc.org
The ISBDC provides assistance to entrepreneurs at every stage of business development. Clients range from individuals who need assistance in deciding if self-employment is right for them to business owners looking to expand overseas. ISBDC Business Advisers have access to nationally recognized research tools in order to help clients make calculated business decisions.

Welcome to Exporting 101
· http://export.gov/basicguide/
Helping U.S> Companies Export.

County Office Directory

www.countyoffice.org

Find government offices in your county!  This is the most accurate internet database of county government offices in the United States.  Use this site to locate your county assessor, board of elections, chamber of commerce, child support offices, colleges, coroner, courts, and much more, with all relevant details.  

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