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2020 U.S. CENSUS INFORMATION AND JOBS
Learn here why the Census is so important, how to get jobs with the Census and how to host a U.S. Census representative at your next civic organization meeting.
The Census website provides important economic data and statistical information is available through the US 2010 Census which can be useful in preparing a marketing and/or business plan.


UGI ENERGY SERVICES IS THE PREFERRED ENERGY SUPPLIER OF THE CAPE MAY COUNTY CHAMBER
Learn how to UGI Energy Services can improve your energy efficiency, or get help from a dedicated Energy Advocate here. UGI Energy provides Cape May County Chamber members the best energy rates.


REGISTER TO DO BUSINESS WITH NEW JERSEY'S OFF SHORE WIND FARM
Register and sign up for a supply chain registry for the major offshore wind projects like the 1.1-gigawatt Ørsted windfarm off the coast of New Jersey. The registry provides an opportunity for businesses and other organizations to highlight the services and/or products they provide.


UCEDC CAPE MAY COUNTY RESOURCE GUIDE IS DEDICATED TO STIMULATING ECONOMIC GROWTH
UCEDC is a non-profit economic development corporation has helped small businesses by providing them a resource guide for expansion solutions. Since 1977, UCEDC has helped entrepreneurs open their doors and assisted established businesses expand into new markets through innovative lending, comprehensive training initiatives and government procurement programs.


BUSINESS SEEKING TO HIRE NEW WORKERS - CAPE MAY COUNTY DIV. OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
The Cape May County On-the-job Training Program (OJT) provides an opportunity for unemployed workers to learn a new trade while securing gainful employment. An employer who hires an eligible unemployed worker receives funding for training. Contact Division of Workforce Development at (609) 854-4741


NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RESOURCES
Find out about job opportunities, business statistics and demographics. With Employment Information, Retail Sales, Business Information, labor markets and many other helpful links available.


NEW JERSEY MINIMUM WAGE LAW
Get an overview and compliance information on New Jersey's minimum wage law that Gov. Phil Murphy signed on February 4, 2019, which sets New Jersey on the path to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024.


NEW JERSEY DIVISION OF TAXATION: NEW AND CURRENT TAX REQUIREMENTS
Most filings are now required to be submitted electronically and necessary forms are available on the Treasury & Taxation website also. Much of the information posted will answer most frequent questions regarding tax issues.


NEW JERSEY BUSINESS ACTION CENTER: HELPING WITH DOING BUSINESS IN NEW JERSEY
Use the Guide to Business Assistance Programs that details the many government financial programs, energy, and workforce training programs available to help businesses whether they are just starting or looking to expand.  Explore the Guide to Doing Business in New Jersey that offers step-by-step information for businesses, from developing a business plan to obtaining the required licenses, plus franchising and procurement issues. Call (609) 633-8301 for assistance.


NEW JERSEY: OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Visit the State of New Jersey website with Information on how to start or expand your business in N.J.


US SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce offers SBA literature in the local office. More detailed information on building and financing a business is available on the SBA website.


SCORE: SERVICE CORPS OF RETIRED EXECUTIVES
SCORE offers free business counseling from retired executives. Confidential counseling in available in-person or via email.


ACCESS TO REFERENCE USA BUSINESS LISTS ARE AVAILABLE AT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY
A great resource for business people who cannot afford to purchase lists. This is a valuable tool for market research, direct mail and marketing outreach. JerseyClicks.org also offers a variety of twenty-two databases covering thirteen subjects available to New Jersey residents with a library card. 
Source: Southern N.J. Development Council - The Chronicle


RESOURCES FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS
An excellent resource website on funding and grants, small-businesses, women’s business networking groups as well as a quick overview of getting started with your woman-owned business and how to better support woman-owned businesses. SOURCE CREDIT: The Cadette Girl Scouts.



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