"Economic Inclusion" involves the development and implementation of a robust effort to include Minority, Woman, and Disabled owned business enterprises in City Contracts, advancing economic opportunities for these businesses.
The City of Philadelphia offers businesses a network of resources and the opportunity to bid and respond to upcoming contracts. These opportunities offer a great way for businesses to continue to grow.
KOZs are specifically designated areas where property owners and businesses that meet capital investment or new employment targets pay little or no tax through 2013, 2018, and 2025.
This license is for small games of chance with prizes under $500 and is only for non-profit organizations.
This program reimburses owners of commercial buildings and businesses within designated commercial corridors who make storefront improvements.
The Business Security Camera Program reimburses commercial property owners and business owners for the installation of surveillance cameras, to make their location safer for shoppers and the community
Learn about the process of applying for a business loan.
How to file and pay taxes to the City of Philadelphia.
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.