DCP: Business


  • Business Development
    • Connecticut Economic Resource Center   The Connecticut Economic Resource Center Inc. (CERC) is a nonprofit corporation and public-private partnership that provides objective research, marketing and economic development resources consistent with its mission of making Connecticut a more competitive business environment
    • CERC ProgramFinder®  The CERC ProgramFinder is a comprehensive Connecticut database of business programs and services. It contains informatin from both public and private sectors, as well as from federal, state and local levels.
    • You may contact the Connecticut Business Response Center with questions: 1-800-392-2122
  • Business Name
Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Partnerships must register their business name with: 


Secretary of State

30 Trinity Street

Hartford, CT  06106

Phone: (860) 509-6200

Sole proprietors and general partners must register with each city or town in which the business is based. 

  • Business Opportunity





  • Business Ownership
The types of business ownership in Connecticut are:
Each business ownership type has legal and tax advantages and disadvantages.  Contact the Connecticut Business Response Center for further assistance at 1-800-392-2122.





  • Business Registration and Permits
For information regarding requirements:
  • Call Smart Start at 1-800-392-2122 or

Elizabeth Wallace, Director
Smart Start (c/o Connecticut Economic Resource Center)
805 Brook Street, Bldg.4
Rocky Hill, CT  06067

Email: bwallace@cerc.com


Toll-free: 1-800-392-2122


Content Last Modified on 6/8/2012 10:24:55 AM