Regional, State and National Business Resources

Business Council of New York State
The leading business organization in New York State, representing the interests of large and small firms throughout the state.
111 Washington Avenue, Suite 400
Albany, New York 12210

Business Mentor NY
For entrepreneurs, turning a passion into a business is the ultimate dream. But that dream doesn’t come easily. It’s hard work, and there are challenges around every corner. Fortunately, entrepreneurs don’t have to go it alone. Their chance of success increases with access to the business knowledge and guidance of experienced professionals. Business Mentor NY is a free, easy-to-use social network that allows entrepreneurs and volunteer business mentors to connect so they can solve problems and build businesses together. Join a growing community that has already created thousands of mentor-mentee matches and continues to make an impact through the power of mentoring to help small businesses thrive.

Empire State Development
New York’s chief economic development agency. Through the use of loans, grants, tax credits and other forms of financial assistance, Empire State Development strives to enhance private business investment and growth to spur job creation and support prosperous communities across New York State.
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207

Internal Revenue Service
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Small Business & Self-Employed Tax Center
Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction

New York State Contract Reporter
The New York State Contract Reporter is an online publication of procurement opportunities with New York State agencies, authorities, public benefit corporations, and many municipalities.  The Contract Reporter is an essential tool for selling your product/services to New York State government.  You can learn about new bid solicitations, what products and services the State is buying, what agencies to market to, access archived solicitations, link to various agencies and be notified about procurement workshops and conferences.

New York State Department of  Labor
Building 12
W.A. Harriman Campus
Albany, NY 12240

New York State Department of State
One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12231-0001

New York State Department of Tax and Finance
Building 9 W.A. Harriman Campus
Albany, NY 12227

New York State Directory of Small Business Programs

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
17 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203

New York State Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprise

New York State Workers’ Compensation Board
328 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
877. 632.4996

50 Beaver Street
Albany, NY 12207

U.S. Small Business Administration