NYS Department of Labor (DOL) provides links to information on employee/employer issues and programs that can benefit employers. ● Employee training and apprentice programs ● Workforce data ● Unemployment insurance ● Tax incentives ● Alien (foreign worker) certification ● Regional DOL business services representatives ● Layoff transition services ● Safety and health consultations ● Human resource consultations Visit: www.Labor.NY.gov Call: 800.HIRE.992
New York Business Express
Provides a streamlined process of starting a business in New York State. Entrepreneurs and business owners can access a comprehensive resource for starting, running, and growing a business in New York. NY Business Express helps users quickly learn about and access what they need in one central location. Visit: https://www.businessexpress.ny.gov
Taxes/NYS Taxpayer Guidance Program
Information and assistance to help taxpayers voluntarily comply with the tax law by providing accurate and timely forms, instructions and guidance. Visit www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls or call (800) 972-1233 (instate) or (518) 485-6800.
NY State of Health’s Small Business Marketplace:
Where employers can see if they qualify for federal tax credits that can put money in their pockets, obtain their Small Business Marketplace eligibility determination, easily review and compare available Marketplace-certified health and dental plans, and enroll in Marketplace certified coverage directly with an insurer or through a NY State of Health certified broker. The maximum federal tax credit for small business employers is 50 percent of premiums paid and for small tax-exempt employers is 35 percent of premiums paid. The tax credit is available to NY State of Health-eligible employers for two consecutive taxable years. https://info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/resource/ny-state-healthbrochure-small-business-owners or call (855) 355-5777.