Start a Business
Start a Business

You’ve decided to start a business and now it’s time to legally register it. Use the Startup Guide for a custom roadmap on how to register your business with the State. Also, review our Starter Kits to see if a quick how-to-guide is available for your type of business.

Startup Guide

Starting a business, but don't know where to start? Answer a few simple questions about your business and receive a roadmap on how to register your business.

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.

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. Depending on how your business is set up, you may also need to register with Municipal and Federal government.

Hire Employees

Hiring the right people is one of the most important things you can do for your business. Be sure to take advantage of local resources to help you on your way, while also making sure that you know your responsibilities as an employer.

Paying Taxes

Find more information about your tax responsibilities as a New Jersey business owner.


There's even more information about starting a business in our frequently asked questions.