2022 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

Tucson comprehensive economic development strategy.

2022 Estrategia Integral de Desarrollo Económico (CEDS por sus siglas en inglés)

Tucson comprehensive economic development strategy in Spanish.

ACA Business Checklist

Free, interactive checklist program from the Arizona Commerce Authority for those looking to start, expand, or relocate their business in the State of Arizona.

ADEQ Permitting

Information about permitting needs for different types of industries.


Learn why annexation brings funds to invest in our community.

Apply for a Business License

Information about starting a new business, taxes, and applications for business license and home occupation.

Arizona Commerce Authority

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy.

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

Link to Arizona Department of Economic Security landing page.

Arizona Department of Liquor License Application Kit

Arizona taxes, licenses, fees and applications.

Arizona Entrepreneur’s Edge

Resource guide for starting, operating, and growing a business in Arizona released by the Arizona Commerce Authority.

Arizona Export Assistance Center

Helps Arizona-based businesses develop and expand their revenue streams from potential foreign markets with offices in Tucson and Phoenix.

Arizona Forge

Forge serves as a unique business innovation hub that combines startup incubation, experiential student education, and corporate innovation.

Frequently Requested Resources

Building Development and Permits

Information about building codes and applications for building permits.

Business License Application

Application to operate a business in the City of Tucson.

IRS Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Register and manage your EIN.

Register LLC

Register and manage your LLC through the State of Arizona’s eCorp system.

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