Learn about the process of applying for a business loan.
How to file and pay taxes to the City of Philadelphia.
This license is required for the storage, dispensing, use, or handling of hazardous material.
General information about City taxes and tax services.
Now that you have a business, you need reliable employees to support your growth and ease your workload. Take advantage of these resources that can help you recruit, train, and retain good workers.
To help build your workforce, there are a wide range of resources that will help you strengthen your professional network and find the right people for the job.
As an employer you may be eligible for state and city programs that provide tax credits, grants and other incentives for businesses that create jobs and/or help people transition back into the workforce
The Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance is intended to encourage the hiring of qualified ex-offenders through the reduction of the potential for discrimination. It is also known as "Ban the Box".
Information on laying off or terminating employees and Pennsylvania employment law.
All Philadelphia employers must apply for a business tax account number from the City so you can begin withholding taxes.
Contact PECO Business Services
All commercial properties receiving private or city waste collection must complete the Commercial Solid Waste and Recycling Plan.
Water and sewer service in the city of Philadelphia is operated by Philadelphia Water Department (PWD). Billing for water use and services is regulated by the Water Revenue Bureau, which is a division of the Philadelphia Revenue Bureau.
When buying or transferring a business, many of the same considerations apply as in starting a new business.
So you’ve tapped the bank – including your piggy bank – and you still need funds for your startup? Don’t worry. There are many avenues yet to explore.