Do you own a business or are thinking of opening a business in Spencer County? Search through our business resources and find help along your journey.


Rich in history and located in the heart of the Bluegrass, Spencer County has the best of the country while only minutes from Louisville, Shelbyville, Bardstown and Lexington, Kentucky.

Issuing and registering, recording and keeping various legal records, registering and purging voter rolls, and conducting election duties and tax duties.

From starting your business plan to registering your business with the Commonwealth, this portal is a “one stop shop” with tools necessary to assist you in registering and operating your business in Kentucky.

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center is growing the Commonwealth’s economy by cultivating existing companies, nurturing new ventures, fostering the creation of jobs and increasing business profitability.
My Own Business Inc., a non-profit based in Los Angeles, offers a  free online business course for new and establish entrepreneurs in conjunction with the SBA and other partners.
Spencer County & Taylorsville’s local newspaper.
The Society for Human Resource Management might have a chapter in your area that can recommend a human resource consultant, or check the online SHRM Consultants Forum Referral Directory.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is a government Institution designed to protect and promote the interests of small businesses.  This site contains general information about starting  a small business, as well as information about financing options available through the SBA.  Also under this site you can find information about the SBA’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program and many more resources for your business needs.
A division of the SBA, SCORE is a nationwide network of seasoned business professionals that provides business counseling as well as up-to-date information on current business trends.  SCORE chapter are located across the country.
This site is the online arm of the SBA’s Office of Women Business Ownership (OWBO). The OWBO promotes the growth of women-owned businesses by providing educational programs and access to credit and capital.  There is an OWBO representative in every SBA district office, and they OWBO has a nationwide network of mentoring roundtables and women’s business centers in nearly every state. provides legal and regulatory information for small businesses through attorneys for the SBA and other federal organizations.
Learn about patent application procedures, the difference between a copyright, trademark and patent, and more at the site of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The U.S. census Bureau provides national statistics about business owners, employment, and foreign and domestic trade, as well as recent information about the country’s economic status.
The U.S. Department of Labor is in charge of enforcing labor laws pertaining to workers’ right, minimum wage, overtime pay, employment discrimination and unemployment insurance.
This is the site for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the main fact-finding agency of the federal government concerning labor economics and employment statistics.
Learn details about starting a business, such as selecting a business structure, applying for an Employer Identification Number, and selecting an accounting method, at the home site for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.  You can also download tax forms and instructions for using them.