Many small business entrepreneurs are faced with the difficult decision of which business structure/entity to house the operations of their small business. The Internal Revenue Service provides a concise break down of different U.S. business structures available to American small business. Whether your small business will elect to be a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, S corporation, or a limited liability company impacts the governance and taxation of the company. The site features links to short explanatory sections as well as links to tax information and forms.
Take a look at the IRS Small Business specific website for useful information on tax issues facing a small business operating in various fields.
Take a look at the IRS website http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=100203,00.html
that collects links to virtually every state agency in New York you will need to consult while operating your small business. This site provides links to municipal agencies as well as state departments/divisions.
Of course tax information and tax seminar events in the New York area are also available through the site.