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Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups Small Business Resources 

Interested in starting a business in Houston? Consider the Sugar Land, Texas area. As an entrepreneur, it's good to go ahead and dream big, because in Sugar Land, many of our large businesses began as small start-ups. Our economic development team wants your business to succeed and is here to assist you every step of the way, from permitting and licensing to finding the perfect location and procuring the necessary capital. Our Sugar Land and Houston small business resources can help you grow and succeed. 

Some of the first steps you have to take are things we can help you navigate:

There are a number of other resources in the county and in the state of Texas ready to assist with your start-up and expansion efforts.

Register for sales tax certificates, file franchise and other taxes, and conduct business in good standing at the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Download Business Start-Up Guide Booklet
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