Start & Expand Your Business

Find information and assistance to start or expand your business in Texas.

Start a Business

Explore statewide resources for starting or expanding a business, including permit and license information, business incentives and more.

Register for an Unemployment Tax Account

Employers must register with TWC within 10 days of becoming liable under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA). You receive a TWC unemployment tax account number upon completion.

Explore Employment Law Information

The Especially for Texas Employers online book contains federal and state employment laws relating to hiring, pay and policy, work separation and more.

Get Workforce Assistance

Locate a TWC Workforce Solutions office to find information about programs and incentives to assist employers.

Get Help for Small Businesses

See what help is available for current and prospective small businesses in your region. Find information on starting a business, loans and grants, business law, and more from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Explore the International Business & Recruitment Program

Promote your products and services to international buyers and partners and connect with trade counseling and training programs.