NYC Business Solutions is a set of FREE services offered by the NYC Department of Small Business Services to help businesses start, operate, and expand in New York City. Whether you need financing assistance, legal advice, ways to score new business opportunities with the City, recruiting advice, or help with permits or licenses, NYC Business Solutions can work for you – for FREE.
Major credit card companies are migrating from outdated magnetic stripe credit and debit to cards embedded with microchips. This technology, also known as EMV, is a safer form of payment for buyers and sellers alike, safeguarding against fraud and counterfeit. Many consumers already have chip cards in their wallets or will be getting these cards soon, but reading chip cards requires new technology.
What does this mean for your business?
On October 1st, the liability for certain types of fraudulent transactions will shift from banks to businesses that do not have the technology to process chip cards.NYC Online Certification Portal
Don't miss out on any business opportunities! Visit the NYC Online Certification Portal for Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs), Locally-Based Enterprises (LBE), and Emerging Business Enterprises (EBE) to:
On March 20, 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed New York City's Earned Sick Time Act (Paid Sick Leave Bill) into law, which requires certain employers to give their employees sick leave that they can use for the care and treatment of themselves or a family member. For more information please visit nyc.gov/PaidSickLeave or click on any of the following links:
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