State program streamlines licensing and permittingWhen he took office in 1995, Gov. buy valium online no prescription. buy valium. Rowland promised to make Connecticut more “business-friendly,” including streamlining regulatory and permitting processes to relieve firms of at least a measure of Hartford-induced red tape.And that's precisely the purpose of “Smart Start,” a new cooperative venture launched last month by the state's Office of Policy & Management (OPM) and the Department of Economic & Community Development.To be managed by the there Economic Resource Center. new businesses register quickly and (relatively) painlessly with regulatory agencies such as the state departments of revenue services, labor, consumer protection and agriculture. The program will seek to fold additional state agencies into its purview as resources allow.
Here's how it works: With “Smart Start,” business owners can get all needed information and fill out the necessary forms for a state tax ID, employer ID number for unemployment compensation as well as various occupational licenses - all through the same Rocky Hill office. The state benefits as well, since “Smart Start” aids businesses in attaining compliance more quickly.
“Smart Start” can also help businesses determine what additional licensing or registration requirements they may need to fulfill, and staffers can provide contacts to help guide business owners through the remainder of the process.
Those starting or expanding businesses who seek help in getting licensed and registered may contact CERC at 1-800-392-2122 to learn more about “Smart Start