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Welcome to Business.NJ.gov

Business.NJ.gov is your one-stop for the information you need to do business in New Jersey. If you're starting a business, try out our Starter Kits to quickly plan how to register with the State and comply with State rules and regulations. You can also explore a rich library of content—like hundreds of FAQs—and resources to help you manage, operate, and grow your business.

Try the Startup guide

Create a Business Plan

Creating a business plan is one of the first steps you should take as a prospective business owner. It will help you to craft your game plan, hone your product, understand your customer base and guide your decision-making to set up your business for success.

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Contract with the State

Each year, the State purchases billions of dollars of goods and services to provide services for constituents. There are many opportunities to do business with the State, but businesses need to ensure they are properly certified and registered to be eligible.

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Filings and Accounting

Businesses have filing obligations for Federal, Municipal & State-level taxes, as well as a requirement to submit an Annual Report. Find information on relevant due dates and reporting responsibilities.

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Choose a Business Structure

The legal structure you choose should suit the type of services or products you will provide. Consider your options to find the best fit for your business.

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Market Your Business

Even if you don't have a big marketing and advertising budget, you can implement a marketing strategy that connects with your customers and is right for your budget.

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Register Your Business

Registering your business is a key part of getting up and running. All companies doing business in New Jersey need to register with the State.

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Business Preparedness

Rising costs, wage increases, or regulatory changes can all impact your business, but there are ways to navigate these waters and maintain a successful business.

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Starter Kits

For some of the most commonly opened business types in New Jersey, we've put together a simple guide to help understand what you'll need to outfit your business with the right licenses and permits.

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Market Your Business

Even if you don't have a big marketing and advertising budget, you can implement a marketing strategy that connects with your customers and is right for your budget.

Go

Register Your Business

Registering your business is a key part of getting up and running. All companies doing business in New Jersey need to register with the State.

Go

Business Preparedness

Rising costs, wage increases, or regulatory changes can all impact your business, but there are ways to navigate these waters and maintain a successful business.

Go

Starter Kits

For some of the most commonly opened business types in New Jersey, we've put together a simple guide to help understand what you'll need to outfit your business with the right licenses and permits.

Go

Resources

You know what running a successful business will look like, but you may need help to get there. Browse featured organizations, websites, courses, guides, incentives, and tools to help you on your way.

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