Business

 

Economic Development 

 

The City of Daleville strives to create a positive climate for economic growth among its businesses. The city partners with the Ozark Dale County Economic Development Corporation to advance the general welfare of the Daleville area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper. The mission of the Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation is to improve the economy of Dale County through the creation and preservation of jobs and wealth. Visit the Ozark Dale County Economic Development Corporation here.

 

Daleville Chamber of Commerce 

 

The Daleville Chamber of Commerce" provides promotion, information, communication and encouragement to local businesses, with particular attention given to the economic, civic, commercial, cultural, industrial and educational interests of the area. If you are interested in learning more about the Daleville Chamber of Commerce please visit them here.

 

Retail Incentive Program

The City of Daleville is 'Open for Business' and supports the strategic development and retail expansion of local businesses. Please click here to learn more about how the city's Retail Goals and Assistance policy might help your business.

 

Business licenses

 

For new business licenses please contact Angelia Filmore between the hours of 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm, Monday through Friday.  (334) 598-2345.

For license renewal go to revds.com or telephone 1-800-556-7274; choose options 1-6-1.

 

 

 

Ten Steps to Starting a Business

 

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more (from SBA.gov):

 

Step 1: Write a Business Plan

Use these tools and resources to create a business plan. This written guide will help you map out how you will start and run your business successfully.

 

Step 2: Get Business Assistance and Training

Take advantage of free training and counseling services, from preparing a business plan and securing financing, to expanding or relocating a business.

 

Step 3: Choose a Business Location

Get advice on how to select a customer-friendly location and comply with zoning laws.

 

Step 4: Finance Your Business

Find government backed loans, venture capital and research grants to help you get started.

 

Step 5: Determine the Legal Structure of Your Business

Decide which form of ownership is best for you: sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), corporation, S corporation, nonprofit or cooperative.

 

Step 6: Register a Business Name ("Doing Business As")

Register your business name with your state government.

 

Step 7: Get a Tax Identification Number

Learn which tax identification number you'll need to obtain from the IRS and your state revenue agency.

 

Step 8: Register for State and Local Taxes

Register with your state to obtain a tax identification number, workers' compensation, unemployment and disability insurance.

 

Step 9: Obtain Business Licenses and Permits

Get a list of federal, state and local licenses and permits required for your business.

Step 10: Understand Employer Responsibilities

Learn the legal steps you need to take to hire employees.

 


CITY OF DALEVILLE ALABAMA
740 S. Daleville Ave * Daleville, Alabama 36322 * 334.598.2345


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