Veteran-Entrepreneur Resource Guide

General & Veteran-Related Small Business Resources

VetBiz

VetBiz is a federal government web portal for veteran owned businesses. The site provides information on government programs for small business owners, information on contract set-aside programs, and VOB certification programs.

SCORE

SCORE is a source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs. They had 364 offices nationwide, and offer advice both online and in-person.

AllBusiness

AllBusiness is the an online resource for small businesses, providing essential tools and resources to start, grow, and manage a business. The site includes helpful advice in topics such as sales and marketing, human resources and technology. There is also a large business library, weekly special reports on important trends, videos and podcasts.

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

The NFIB is the leading small business association representing small and independent businesses. This site gives NFIB members access to many business products and services at discounted costs.

Legal Assistance for Start-up Companies

Nolo

This site includes high-quality books, software, legal forms, and online lawyer directory have helped millions of people find answers to their everyday legal and business questions.

HG Legal Directories

The HG.org objective is to make law, government and related professional information easily accessible to the legal profession, businesses and consumers.

AllLaw

This site provides a broad range of legal topics, advice, current trends, and a comprehensive list of attorneys throughout the US and Canada.

SmartPros

Provides continuing professional education and corporate training. Their topics include accounting and finance, financial services, engineering, legal and ethics, and information technology.

FindLaw

Provides legal information, lawyer profiles, and a community to assist in making the best legal decisions. They also offer interactive videos and law blogs.

KuesterLaw

This site is intended to be the most comprehensive resource on the Internet for technology law information, especially including patent, copyright, and trademark law.

Tax Credits & Disability Benefit Programs

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

The WOTC is a Federal tax credit incentive for private-sector businesses hiring individuals from twelve target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.

Concurrent Retirement & Disability Pay (CRDP)

The Concurrent Receipt means to receive both military benefits and VA disability compensation.

Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)

The WIPA projects across the US and the US territories work with SSA beneficiaries with disabilities on job placement, benefits planning, and career development.

The Red Book — A Guide to Work Incentives

The Red Book Publication is the SSA’s guide for employment-related work incentives. The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities.

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