Colorado Business Resource Book

Since 1998, the Colorado Business Resource book has been helping entrepreneurs and small business owners with the information they need to succeed.  Published by the Colorado Small Business Development Centers, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and other partners, the book is continually updated to reflect the most current information.  You can view a copy of the book here, or you can pick up a free copy at your local economic development center, chamber of commerce, or Small Business Development Center.  The business resource book contains the following sections:

  • Starting a Business
  • Business Entry Options
  • Legal Structure & Registration
  • Income & Property Tax
  • Colorado Sales Tax
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Bookkeeping
  • Sources of Assistance
  • Choosing Your Advisors
  • Business Plan
  • Marketing
  • Financing Options
  • Liabilities and Insurance
  • Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents
  • Emerging Industries
  • Important Contact Information