ADOT Financial Services Handbook for Small and Disadvantaged Businesses — This handbook provides information on available financial, insurance, and bonding services to help you navigate and take advantage of your best options. It can be found on the ADOT website.
IRS Small Business Tax Information — The IRS has several pages and resources designed to help clarify tax requirements, including
- a small brochure designed for small construction businesses.
- a collection of tax tips for businesses in the construction industry.
- a site dedicated to small businesses and the self-employed.
Arizona Small Business Association — The Arizona Small Business Association is a membership organization dedicated to helping small businesses grow and achieve success. They provide education, mentoring, and one-on-one counseling. Learn more on the Arizona Small Business Association website.
Federal Bonding Education Program (BEP) — The BEP is a hands-on, multi-component program designed to address what businesses need to do to become bond-ready, as well as one-on-one sessions with local surety bonding professionals to help in assembling the materials necessary for a complete bond application. This program is tailored to businesses competing for transportation-related contracts. Learn more about it on the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization website.
Federal Short Term Lending Program (STLP) — The STLP is designed to provide access to capital for companies working in transportation related industries in order to boost their economic competitiveness. Learn more about it on the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization website.