We support our members who want to grow their business by connecting them to invaluable resources.

BUILD Prince George’s is dedicated to supporting diverse suppliers who want to grow their business by helping them connect to the myriad of business resources available throughout Prince George’s County and the Washington, DC metropolitan region.

BUILD Prince George’s staff uses their specialized knowledge of entrepreneurial challenges and needs to assist our members who face barriers to traditional services/resources in the region. We’ve collected the following resources to address some of the most common needs among small business and shared them below.

Business Entity Search, Certificate of Status & Document Order

Determine if a name is available in Maryland, Search for business entity filings made with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, Order Certificate of Status and other documents.

Business Personal Property Return Service

Maryland Business Express provides you with the resources to start a business in Maryland. Register your business, establish tax accounts, file personal property returns, register a trade name, and order copies of business documents previously filed.

Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

GOMA connects the small business community to greater economic opportunities in both the public and private sectors, while implementing and monitoring small, minority, and women business inclusion programs across 70 state agencies.

Maryland Business Express

Interactive database and map which provides information for commercial, retail and industrial properties all across Maryland.

Maryland Data Explorer

Get to know Maryland better with the easy-to-use Data Explorer. Compare information on education, the economy, taxes and quality of life on different locations within Maryland or with other states and metro areas.

Maryland Health Connection

Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace. It offers Marylanders a range of health coverage options from health insurance carriers and public health care programs.

Registering Commercial Vehicles

Compiled resources for registering commercial vehicles.

Statewide Telephone Directory

Search for a State employee’s phone number and/or email address.

InfoPortal | Dept of Planning

The best one stop for finding financial and non-financial assistance offered by Maryland state government agencies on the web.

Background Checks

Background check services for employment purposes; visas, gold seal letters, and individual reviews; hazardous material endorsement for commercial driver’s licenses; adoptions; and other background check services.

Community Services Locator

Find approximately 9,000 health, social service and criminal justice resource programs in Maryland using this tool. The MDCSL can provide you with service information, maps, and driving directions to programs.

Discrimination Complaints – Civil Rights

The Intake Unit, which is a part of the Case Processing Department, is ready to help you if you feel you have been a victim of discrimination and wish to initiate an inquiry.

Employment Services for People with Disabilities

Various resources and services to help Marylanders with disabilities go to work.

File Initial Unemployment Claim

For individuals to file initial claims each time they become unemployed. If you have already opened an initial claim and you want to file your weekly claim certification (request for payment) over the internet, please use the Webcert program instead.

Fingerprinting Services

Index of private fingerprinting providers authorized by COMAR Regulation 12.15.05 to submit fingerprints directly to the Maryland Criminal Justice Information System for the purpose of obtaining criminal history record checks.

Maryland Workforce Exchange

Online job seeker/workforce services system, specifically designed for job seekers, students, case managers, employers, training providers, workforce professionals, and others seeking benefits and services. The system provides fast access to a complete set of employment tools in one website.

Maryland’s Job Bank

Search for jobs and many other workforce service needs.

Minor Work Permits

Online application to apply for a minor’s work permit.

Order Personal Driving Records

Obtain your Maryland driving record to see your driving history, violations, accidents, points and other driving record information.

State Jobs

View State Job postings, latest jobs, other agency jobs, and other information related to State Jobs.

Veterans Employment Opportunities

Information relating to recruitment opportunities for those with military backgrounds and all current recruitment opportunities.

Assessments & Taxation Forms & Applications

Taxpayer forms, applications and information for businesses

Assessments and Taxation Business Database Searches

Search for Charter, UCC, Certificates of Status, Rate Stabilization Notice Records and More.

Assessments and Taxation Services & Data

Public access to Data and Services from the Department of Assessments and Taxation.

Business Withholding Tax Payments

Make personal or business tax payments (estimated personal income tax, personal income tax, extension income tax, existing liability/established debt, sale and use tax and withholding tax).

Comptroller Business Tax Forms & Instructions

Download PDF tax forms and instructions for businesses.

Employer Unemployment Insurance Tax Reporting

File and pay the quarterly Contribution & Employment Report, and/or obtain information and services related to your Maryland Unemployment Insurance account.

Request An Extension – Business Tax Returns

Request extension for business tax returns online.

Taxpayer Services – Online Interactive Directory

Find links to all of the online services for individual and businesses taxpayers as well as tax professionals. These are the online tools you need to get your tax-related work done.

Code Of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

Maryland State agency regulations are compiled in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). Use this tool to search for regulations.

General Assembly – Bill Look Up

Find legislation by Bill # or Subject. View general information on the General Assembly.

Look Up Maryland Codes, Statutes, And Other Legal Resources

The Gateway to Maryland Law (Maryland State Law Library) provides online reference materials, including access to the Maryland Code and Maryland Rules of Procedure.

Maryland Public Information Act

Maryland’s Public Information Act grants the people of this State a broad right of access to public records while protecting legitimate governmental interests and the privacy rights of individual citizens.