resources to start a business in arizona
You will find many resources to start a business in Arizona below. Consider this your Business Toolbox.
Starting a Business in Arizona
You've probably heard the old saying, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail". Business plans are not just for starting a business – they are essential for growing a business too. Many owners believe a business plan is needed only when trying to secure financing, but the business plan is first and foremost a plan for you. It’s secondary role is for potential lenders. A business plan should also serve as a management tool to help establish production goals and measure performance.
Here are some good places to start. Use these links for information on business planning and sample business plans:
U.S. Small Business Administration - Starting a Small Business
Arizona SBA: Small Business Resource
Business Planning Templates from SCORE: Find all the SCORE Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery here.
Use the templates below, then meet with a SCORE mentor for expert business planning advice.
• My Own Business – How to Write a Business Plan
• Beginner’s Guide to Financial Statements – Securities and Exchange Commission
IRS & Tax Information
Doing Business Elsewhere