Quick Reference Filing Guide to Florida


My Florida.com didn’t really seem to get me to where I wanted to go. I had problems with pop-up windows appearing on me. If you want to find out about business resources offered by the State of Florida, skip straight ahead to the section on starting a business where they are conveniently located.

Secretary of State

The Secretary of State’s pages make starting a business in Florida a pleasure rather than a chore. The Division of Corporations is the branch of the Secretary’s office responsible for overseeing the incorporation process. Forms are available for downloading in PDF format, and there are many links to other sites in the state where you can learn how to start up your company.

Florida Small Business Trends

From the Publisher of Florida Trend Magazine, this link takes you to the States preferred promoter of Florida small business. They provide Links to business and professional services committed to small business success.


As a business, if you have a Florida “Nexus”, you are subject to Florida income tax. Visit the Florida Department of Revenue to find out how more about the tax obligations that you may have. The Tax Law Library is an interesting place to visit. It is filled with statutes, Attorney General’s Opinions, and Court Case Decisions regarding various tax issues.


Online Sunshine includes a fully searchable electronic Florida Statutes, a guide to members of the Florida legislature, information on pending bills, and a weekly update on current issues before the House of Representatives.

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