New to Business


Starting a new business can be a trying and difficult process but at TNLA we want to simplify that process as much as possible for you. TNLA has developed this "New to Business" page that will help you to navigate your way through the process of getting your business up and running.

This New to Business page will give you information on Landscape Irrigation Licensing, Regulatory License/ Certification Information, groups designed to help small businesses, the Texas Workforce Commission, sales tax information, and more! Also, below is information on what other services TNLA membership can provide!



New to Business Tools and Resources


Texas Department of Agriculture

Texas Comptroller

Tex​as Workforce Commission:

Secretary of State:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Licensing          

List of all TDA Licenses

TDA Licensing Contact

Pesticide Training

Pesticide Exam

Apply for a Sales Tax Permit

Home Page

Tax Code

Ag Sales Tax Exemption Number

Business & Employer Resources

Unemployment Tax Registration

Explore Employment Law

Recruiting &


Register your Company

Business Basics

Occupational Licensing

Landscape Irrigator, Technician and Inspector Information



TNLA Resources:

Additional Resources:

Become a TNLA Member


Membership Benefits


Become a TNLA Certified Professional


Attend a Region Meeting


Apply for a TNLA Education & Research Foundation Scholarship


Order a Copy of the TNLA Membership Directory & Buyers' Guide


Online Education Portal

Become a Go Texan Member


Develop a Business Plan


Texas Wide Open for Business


Internal Revenue Service


Social Security Administration


Business Employer Requirements