Steps to Start a Business in Scranton
Are you looking to starting a business in Scranton? The Scranton Office of Community Development is a resource for helping you through this process. Here are the steps.
1. Create a Business Plan
This plan offers road map for the business owner, and is also a requirement for financing. The University of Scranton’s Small Business Development Center offers many helpful resources and different varieties of support, including helping you create a Business Plan for developing your business.
2. Site Selection
3. Funding Your Business
4. Licenses, Inspections and Permits (LIPS)
5. City Planning (Land/Building Development ONLY)
6. Register Your Business with the City (Taxes)
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