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CTNext Resource Wizard
Connecticut's Business Response Center

Business Services is here to help! Collaboration at work.

Are you looking to build and grow your business in Connecticut?   Overwhelmed about which public and private programs can help your business achieve success? 

Whether you contact our business specialists or take advantage of CTNext’s Resource Wizard online, we can help you identify the programs and services that best meet your needs and make appropriate referrals to our many resource partners.

Need a location?
Search for free by using CERC's SiteFinder, Connecticut’s most comprehensive online database of available commercial real estate.

Frustrated about Connecticut’s regulatory requirements?
Our staff is able to guide you through the business registration and licensing process and answer many of your questions.  

Learn about your business registration requirements using the Secretary of the State's Business Start-Up Tool.

Learn about your business licensing needs by using our online Licensing Wizard below (effective for majority of business types) or contact us for free assistance. 

Start or Purchase a Buisness
› Start the Checklist
Relocate a Buisness
› Start the Checklist
Expand a Buisness
› Start the Checklist

Note: Our office is prohibited from providing legal and tax assistance, please consult your legal and tax professionals. Also, please direct application status, processing and renewal questions to the governing agency.

Online services - Many agencies offer online applications and license verification services - learn more...

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