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Learn how to start a business, get free training, build your brand with social media, and more. Click on the links in the left menu to get started.
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Tax Credits

Tax Credits to Grow Your Business

Recognizing that small businesses are the backbone of the Illinois economy, Governor Quinn has created a number of tax credits and incentives to boost your business.

Tax Credits

Bizdrop Business Resources  
Find free training webinars and resources on how to start and run a business. There has never been a better time to start a business, visit the Business Resources Page.

Bizdrop Get Labor Market Information
LMI is easiest to understand with practical examples. Use the LMI page to make data driven strategic decisions about your business and industry.

Bizdrop Small Business Lending
Take advantage of the new lending initative with DCEO. Find out how to get some much needed funds on the Lending Page.

Bizdrop Use Social Media
Social media is now a key business development component. Learn to communicate on-the-fly, in real time, with hundreds and thousands of potential customers. Click on social media to find out how.

Bizdrop Tax Credits and Incentives
Find alternative ways to build your business. Find out what resources are available and what you need to participate. Visit the Tax Page.

Bizdrop Transitioning Services
Downsizing your Business is never easy, find the help you need. Learn about Illinois and Federal WARN requirements and accessing Laid Off Worker Assistance.

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