New State Business Website Launches, Including Live Chat for Help with Business Questions

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Welcome to the new 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.

New Jersey’s business owners and entrepreneurs make the Garden State thrive — is here to make sure you have everything you need to succeed.


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.


Filings and Accounting

Find due dates for important license renewals, tax statements, and reporting forms, as well as information on how to file annual reports and access Premier Business Services.


Contract with the State

Each year, the State purchases billions of dollars of goods and services to keep the city running and provide services for its constituents. There are many opportunities for a wide variety of business sectors to do business with the State.


Operational Reopening Resources

State and federal resources that can help businesses address challenges in reopening.



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.

Financing and Incentives

Whether you're looking for startup capital or considering a loan to finance the expansion of your business, a variety of opportunities are available through various lenders and programs.


Business Resources

There is no substitute for expert advice. Receive hands-on guidance on business planning, taxes, marketing, and much more.


One-on-One Support

You’re not alone. You’re not alone. The Business Action Center is here to help you with everything, from gathering information to obtaining permits and licenses.


Starter Kits

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


Build Your Capacity

Plan a Business

You’ve come up with a great idea and want to turn it into a great business. What's next? Learn more about what it will take to get your business up and running.

Start a Business

You’ve decided to start a business and now it's time to legally register it. Use the Startup Guide or review the Starter Kits to see if a quick how-to-guide is available for your type of business.

Operate a Business

Your doors are open, so what’s next? Educate yourself on important dates, laws, and local resources to help you succeed.

Grow a Business

Business is good and it’s time to expand. Discover the information and resources you need to grow your business and thrive. is brought to you by:

Office of the Governor, State of NJ                  NJ Business Action Center   
 NJ Economic Development Authority      NJ State Office of Innovation