Starting Your Business
The following websites offer a wealth of information for your preliminary research - everything from business structure and labor laws to license requirements and tax responsibilities:
BBB: Better Business Bureau
BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they can trust.
People today are overwhelmed with choices – and often unsure about where to find verified, unbiased information. There are more than 30 million businesses in North America alone; and hundreds of thousands of sites around the world where people shop online.
There are thousands of free and subscription websites that offer a range of information, including reviews, reports, directories, listings, and gripe sites. BBB is the one place you can find it all.
Central Texas BBB
BBB Community Partners
MDC: Midland Development Corporation
The Midland Development Corporation (MDC) provides assistance to businesses who operate in Midland or are considering moving to the area. MDC's focus is on creating opportunities for businesses and families located within Midland. They do so through economic development activities, outreach, education, and by providing support. [Source: www.midlandtxedc.com)