Small Business Resource Guide

The Santa Rosa Economic Development Office serves businesses that want to expand their existing operations as well as out-of-state businesses wanting to relocate to the county. They attract industries and create jobs through development, project financing, business support and marketing activities. They develop the resources that industries demand and foster entrepreneurship among ambitious and innovative residents. They grow the Santa Rosa County economy through the development of a forward-thinking and sustainable industrial market. To help clients make intelligent decisions on expanding or relocating to the area, information and resources on our ever-evolving economy are rapidly provided. Santa Rosa County offers shovel-ready sites, modern infrastructure and a trained, educated and experienced workforce. Industries can maximize ROI by locating in Santa Rosa County, where the sites, employees and civic support they need are in place and ready for take off.




The Small Business Resource Guide includes:

Planning Your Business
Checklist for Starting a Business
Structuring a New Business
Writing a Business Plan
Building and Site Selection

Loan Programs and Financing
Small Business Administration
Loan Programs
Florida First Capital Finance Corporation
Loan Program
Local Financial Institutions

Starting Your Business
Zoning and Permitting
Business Tax Receipt/Business License
Employer & Property Tax Requirements
Insurance Basics
Workforce Development

Supporting Your Business
Small Business Service Providers
State of Florida Incentive Programs
Local Economic Development Incentives
Local Chambers of Commerce

Directory of Resources
Contact Information

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