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Business Support

NYC Business

Through NYC Business, the City helps people start and operate their business. Information is available about City, State and Federal permits, licenses and incentives. Advice and information is currently available for a number of sectors.

In addition, business customers can use the Business Express Incentives Estimator to receive pro forma estimates for 14 incentives programs, as well as eligibility estimates for a total of 42 City, State and Federal incentives programs with instructions and the forms needed to apply for each one.

Licenses, Permits & Certifications

To help operate your business, find out how to apply for licenses, permits and certifications.

Business Solutions

NYC Business Solutions is a set of free services offered by the NYC Department of Small Business Services to help businesses start, operate, and expand in New York City. NYC Business Solutions offers businesses in New York City nine free services to help them succeed, including business courses and legal assistance. Whether you need financing assistance, legal advice, ways to score new business opportunities with the City, recruiting advice, or help with permits and licenses, NYC Business Solutions can work for you.