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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.

Annexation

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

State Incentive Programs

Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)

The Arizona Commerce Authority’s COVID-19 Arizona Business Resources page provides information, tools and guidance for businesses.

Arizona Daily Star

Coronavirus Resource Guide from Tucson.com

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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Arizona Together

Business resources compiled by the State of Arizona.

Asistencia de Desastre de la SBA en Respuesta al Coronavirus

BARRIO + CO

Private office spaces available for daily and monthly rentals, along with monthly memberships for flex space.

BDFC 7(a) Community Advantage Small Business Recovery Loans

Terms related to 7(a) Community Advantage Small Business Recovery Loans, offered through the Business Development Finance Corporation (BDFC).

Brownfields Grant Program

Brownfields Grant Program funding is available to assist commercial real estate developers perform environmental assessments at eligible properties.

Building Development and Permits

Information about building codes and applications for building permits.

Building Permit Application

Building permit application PDF

Business License Application

Application to operate a business in the City of Tucson.

CARES Act Readiness Program for Small Businesses

Free online training program helps small businesses access the capital they need, helping both novice and experienced borrowers successfully access relief funds.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Link to CDC resources for businesses and employers.

Certificate of Occupancy

Information about occupying newly constructed, relocated, or altered areas, including application for permanent and temporary Certificate of Occupancy permits.

CFSA Emergency Relief Fund

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) offers a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to support nonprofit organizations that had to cancel events due to the outbreak.