Helpful Links

Useful Federal Government Links IRS Portal – Laws, regulations, forms, newsletters for all federal tax-related matters US Dept of Labor Portal – Laws and regulations regarding wage and labor issues News and info regarding US Senate and contact your senator News and info regarding US House of Representatives and contact your Representative News and info regarding the White House and contact the U.S. President Offers information, applications and contacts for those interested in SBA assistance Information and forms for vendors wishing to accept food stamps Information for vendors wishing to participate in state’s WIC program Regulations and forms for businesses interested in check cashing, money orders, money transfers Free updated labor posters for employers to display

Useful State Government Links Louisiana Legislature portal. Stay informed. Research state laws, follow the sessions and contact your district legislators. Louisiana Governor's portal. Stay informed. Read press releases, contact the governor, and find useful links to various state agencies. LA Dept of Revenue Portal – Laws, forms, phone numbers, newsletters, etc concerning personal and business income taxes, withholding and sales taxes, and registering to do business within Louisiana LA Workforce Commission Portal for LA labor and unemployment info LA Secretary of State site offers all forms to form/dissolve LLC’s and corporations, change officers, renew annual reports, etc. LA Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control has laws, info, forms concerning business alcohol and tobacco applications Quickly look up the specific sales tax rate for any parish in Louisiana (don't forget to add the 4% Louisiana tax to these)

Useful Local Government Links Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Portal City of New Orleans Portal Plaquemines Parish Portal St John the Baptist Parish Portal St. Charles Parish Portal St. Bernard Parish Portal St. Tammany Parish Portal St. James Parish Portal City of Kenner Portal City of Harahan Portal

Other Useful Links Very useful site for businesses that operate (or plan to) in Jefferson parish Site keeps you abreast of New Orleans Metro Area news and events Radio station web site where you can listen and read about current city events Site offers links to various news stories covering the State of Louisiana Site offers stock/fund lookup and other market data and articles US Postal Service – Tool to calculate postage, find ZIP codes, pick-ups, etc American Express site offers articles/forums with tips on growing your business The magazine is specifically for small businesses and the site offers plenty information Useful site to get answers and advice from seasoned entrepreneurs or their blog Site for Alabama’s Department of Revenue Site for Florida’s Department of Revenue Site for Georgia’s Department of Revenue Site for Mississippi’s Department of Revenue Site for Texas’ Department of Revenue A Comparative Look at State Taxes