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Find information and assistance to start or expand your business in Texas.

Start Your Business

Explore state resources for starting or expanding a business. Resources include information on permit and license information, business incentives and more.

See what help is available for current and prospective small businesses in your region. Find information on starting your business, loans and grants, and more from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Get Workforce Assistance

Locate a TWC Workforce Solutions office to find information about programs and incentives to assist employers.

Explore Employment Law Information

The Especially for Texas Employers online book contains information federal and state employment laws. Find guidance relating to hiring, pay, work separation and more.

Register for an Unemployment Tax Account

Employers must register with TWC within 10 days of becoming liable under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA). You receive a TWC unemployment tax account number upon completion.

Additional Start-up Resources