Start Your Business!
6,000 Publicly Traded Companies vs. 27,000,000 Small Businesses
Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy and the entrepreneurial spirit that propels people to create and grow new businesses has been an essential part of our growth. Below are some websites and information that you may find helpful in getting your business up and running.
Getting Started Resources
If you plan to incorporate your business or operate as a partnership or LLC, you should also consult an attorney. However, if you plan to operate as a sole proprietor, the information below may be all you need to get started. We suggest consulting an attorney for legal advice and a tax accountant for advice on tax liability.
Step 1: Register you business in Davie County:
Davie County Register of Deeds
123 S. Main Street,
Mocksville, NC 27028
Step 2: Obtain a Sales and Use Tax Permit
Sales and Use Tax NC
8025 North Point Blvd, Suite 250
Winston Salem, NC 27106
Step 3: Obtain a Federal Tax ID (Employer Identification Number)
IRS: Employer Identification Number
Small Business Planning and Development Support: The following organizations can provide invaluable support as you develop a business plan, line up financing, select a location, hire employees, and start your business.
N. C. Rural Center Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship
4021 Carya Drive
Raleigh, NC 27610
State of North Carolina & NC Department of Revenue Information:
Federal Tax Information: