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There are nine SCORE chapters in New Jersey. Each offers free one-on-one mentoring by experienced business professionals and low-fee workshops for both new and established business owners. To find a chapter near you, visit the SCORE website and enter your zipcode.

If you’re starting a business in New Jersey, you’re in the right place. On this tab you can find information you’ll need to select the proper business type for your circumstances, register your corporation or LLC and register your new business for tax purposes. As a threshold item, you may consider linking to the Small Business Assessment Tool at to answer the question, “Are you ready to start a business?”

For information on other topics consider visiting these tabs

  • Licenses & Permits
  • Growing Your Existing Business
  • Tax Center
  • Financing & Incentives
  • Workforce

New Jersey’s Incubators may be the right place for early-stage enterprises to find services to help succeed economically. Visit the New Jersey Business Incubation Network for more information.