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617 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5239
800.450.8115 | 225.342.3000

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Contact members of the LED team that are driving economic growth, fostering innovation and supporting businesses across the state.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Throughout Louisiana, there are several organizations available to assist you with your business. If there is a specific type of assistance you are looking for, explore our Grow a Business page for a brief description of the different resource providers. You can also browse our Regional Resources to see what is available near you.

Small business loans can be secured by contacting accredited lending institutions (including banks, credit unions, and micro-lenders) and completing a loan package. Free assistance to develop a loan package can be found at a Louisiana Small Business Development Center.

There are numerous incentives available to Louisiana businesses.

Businesses are subject to permitting and licensing requirements at the local, state and federal levels. Information about required licenses and permits can be found through your local parish and city governments, and through the Louisiana Secretary of State.