Business Resources

We’re invested in your success

Advantis has compiled the list of resources below to help our small business members find greater success – whether you’re preparing to open or a growing company.  


Starting Your Business

U.S. Small Business Administration           
Get helpful advice on planning for a new business, financing, choosing a business structure, licensing and permits, and many other topics.

Oregon Business Development Commission    
Helpful information for starting a business in Oregon, including local economic data, information on key industries, local tax incentives, and business experts to contact for more assistance. 

Portland SCORE
Get one on one small business counseling, free of charge, with a local business expert associated with the Portland chapter of SCORE (Service Corps Of Retired Executives).

Running Your Business

Taxes:
Oregon Department of Revenue
Keep up to date on Oregon tax laws and reforms.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
Save time and sign up to pay your federal taxes electronically or by phone, 24-7.

Financial Management:
Business.gov
Helpful information on establishing business credit, accepting payments from customers, and smart ways to invest your resources (provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration).

Business Planning Calculators
Calculators to analyze breakeven, cash flow, financial ratios, inventory, profit margin, and more – from the American Institute of CPA’s.