What applications do I need to complete to start a business in New York City?
Please be aware that the Step by Step Tool may not provide complete information. To verify your results, we recommend that you schedule a free, in-person consultation with a NYC Business Solutions Account Manager who can review the results and refer you to qualified resources for incentives, financing and/or legal advice.
Where do I go to file my applications online?
Does my business qualify for any tax or business incentives?
Can I schedule an in-person consultation to get more information?
In addition, the NYC Business Solutions Center offers free services, including:
- Pro-bono legal consultations
- Finance, loan, and lender assistance
- Employment and training resources
- Business planning, marketing, and bookkeeping classes
- Help with navigating governmental rules and programs, including how to pursue federal, state, and city certifications and what to do to qualify for tax and business incentives