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 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
A business attraction and expansion program for eligible low-moderate income commercial corridors. The loans are limited to retail, food, and creative arts businesses and are used to purchase equipment and make interior improvements associated with establishing a new location or expanding at an existing one. Only a limited number of loans are approved each year.
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.
This license is for those in the Sprinkler fitters and installation trades.
Companies who employ Fire Suppression Workers who hold the Fire Suppression Workers license with the City must have this license.
This license is required of persons who inspect, test, and certify fire alarm systems for conformance to the Philadelphia Code. This license must be renewed annually.
Prior Approvals: Pass the Electrical Contractor Examination
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