The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses. It was created through the Small Business Act of 1953.
The SBA is an independent agency of the federal government established to:
The SBA’s founding charter also specified that it would ensure that small businesses receive a “fair proportion” of government contracts and sales of surplus property.
The SBA may help small business owners by:
More specifically, the SBA may:
The agency’s Business Guide provides advice to small business owners on topics including everything from writing a business plan and registering your business with the federal government to managing your finances and finding additional capital.
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