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Small business development is vital to the Wisconsin economy and workforce. The Department of Workforce Development is available to assist you with learning about responsibilities and resources available to you as a new business startup, and as an emerging entrepreneur. DWD divisions, including Equal Rights, Employment & Training, Unemployment Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Worker's Compensation are here to help you find what is needed to help your business grow and connect you with other state agencies to ensure you have the information need.
The Downloadable Resource Packet for Wisconsin Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs compiles relevant services to increase the accessibility of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and Job Center of Wisconsin. The resources are listed individually and also available as a single download below.
Wisconsin eServices are available to businesses to manage unemployment requirements, apply for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, report new hires and navigate the next steps for business development.