The following links provide access to helpful software and information regarding legal entities, statues, business income taxes, licenses, permits, ordinances, regulations and other issues which may impact your business. Products are not specifically endorsed by SCORE and are provided here for convenience.

Business Software

“Ultimate Business Planner takes the guesswork out of business planning.”

Entrepreneur Magazine

Click here to view Ultimate Business Planner

Check List: How to Start a Business in Southern Nevada

A comprehensive step by step guide for starting a small business in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Clark County Nevada.  A must have for anyone looking to start a business locally.

Click Here to Download the check list

Internal Revenue Service

The IRS maintains a useful web-site to assist the small business owner with a variety of tax information. This includes information on applying for an EIN.  Information is available in the form of publications, videos and schedules for events and webinars. To access the site click here.

Doing Business in Nevada

Click here for a direct link to the IRS Nevada State Page – without first visiting the IRS Home Page as described in the previous section.

Click here for a direct link to the office of Secretary of State Nevada.

Regulatory Compliance

We have provided a check list and contact information for you to use to ensure that you are in compliance with the requirements of the various jurisdictions (city, county, state). Click here for the check lists.

Nevada Business Guide

Use this SBA Publication for a comprehensive overview of doing business in Nevada. (4.3MB File)

Nevada Department of Taxation Ask The Advisor Tax Series, 2017 Schedule

The Nevada Department of Taxation  Ask The Advisor Tax Series provides valuable information for all business owners.  These free seminars are held monthly.  For the 2017 schedule and more information click here:


Capital for your Business

SBA Guaranteed Loan Programs (May change frequently).

Quick Read

SCORE has created a ‘Quick Read’ on 37 subjects within seven categories. They are, Business Planning and Managing;
Finance; Human Resources; Office Management; Marketing and Technology.

Each subject is written to take 60 seconds to read and is recommended as a quick primer for everyone.

Entrepreneur’s Internet Reference

Beginners’ Guide to Financial Statements published on line by the Securities and Exchange Commission:

Great starting point for the uninitiated.

Demographic data by city, state or census tract by the Census Bureau. Useful for identifying areas with likely customers.

Traffic volumes on specific arterial streets in the LV metro area. Data is useful for finding potential, high volume, retail, customer, pass-by exposure.

Go to REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS page and click on the word TRINA (Traffic Information.) A bit tricky to use but stay with it.

Listing of available Federal government contracts for vendors and engineers

(There are some qualifications forms required prior to acceptance of proposals. Do this through the Central Contractor Registration office,