Regulatory Resources


Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Contains various types of bank data, quarterly financial reports, comparisons of individual banks with each other and aggregate statistics.

Federal Trade Commission

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Regulatory Alert
Regulatory Alert is a publication that summarizes rules and regulations proposed during the previous week that would potentially affect small businesses.

SBA Regulatory Assistance
Provides small businesses with access to laws and regulations from all three levels of government, compliance assistance guides from key federal regulatory agencies, and some online licensing and permitting at the state level.

Export Documents

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)
Information on PTO's services and databases to search for similar invention patents.

U.S. Treasury Department
Office of Procurement, Small Business Assistance, Internal Revenue Service, Taxpayer Education

State of Illinois

Illinois Attorney General

Illinois Commerce Commission

Illinois Department of Labor

Illinois Department of Revenue
Business Registration, Retailers Occupation Tax Number, Resale Certificate Number

Illinois Secretary of State Business Service Department
Business Incorporation Assistance