Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center
University of Maryland Extension
The Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center (MREDC), is a University of Maryland Extension Community Resource and Economic Development Online Initiative. MREDC, a one-stop-shop for the 21st century agricultural/natural resource entrepreneur, provides successful rural business innovation strategies for your farm business plan, and your production and management techniques.
Maryland Small Business and Technology Development Center
Provides sound advice, counseling and support to entrepreneurs and small to mid-size businesses across the state. The network links private enterprise, government, higher education and local economic development organizations to provide management, training and technical assistance to Maryland’s small businesses. As part of a national SBTDC Network, the SBTDC has rapid access to a number of information resources to deliver assistance that strengthens businesses, thereby contributing to the growth of local, state and national economies.
Small Business Development Centers
Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. By supporting business growth, sustainability and enhancing the creation of new businesses entities, SBDCs foster local and regional economic development through job creation and retention.
Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
Online tools for businesses in Maryland and includes registration, licensing and taxation information. It also includes helpful resources for starting a new business.
Internal Revenue Service
A farmer’s tax guide provides helpful information for record keeping, depreciation and other tax related information.
Apply for an IRS Employer Identification Number
This is helpful for tax records and reporting purposes.