Starting and Growing Your Business

Doing Business in Union County

North Carolina Chamber

Small Business Administration

SCORE Counseling

Small Business and Technology Center at UNC Charlotte

Business Assistance Resources

Occupations Requiring a License in NC
www.score.org/bp_12.html

Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.

9115 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 440
Charlotte, NC 28269
704-549-1000
www.cvmsdc.org

Centralina Workforce Development Board

525 N. Tryon St., 12th floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-348-2717
Fax 704-347-4710
www.centralinaworks.com/index.asp

East Central Community Legal Services

5 West Hargett St., Suite 600
PO Box 1731
Raleigh, NC 27602
919-828-4647

Employment Security Commission of NC

700 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
PO Box 25903 Zip 27611-5903
919-733-4324
Fax 919-733-9420
www.ncesc.com

Family Housing Service, Inc.

Alexander Street Center
910 N. Alexander Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-283-8968
Fax 704-336-4489

Internal Revenue Service

www.irs.ustreas.gov

International House, The

322 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-333-8099
Provides various helpful services and programs to people of all nationalities. For example, issue resolutions, seniors programs, basic life skills, citizenship classes and more.
www.ihclt.org

French-American Chamber of Commerce

128 S. Tryon Street, Suite 1800
PO Box 12328
Charlotte, NC 28220
Phone: 704-750-9977
Executive Director: Laure Dasse
www.faccnc.com
info@faccnc.com

Latin American Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 242422
Charlotte, NC 28224
704-343-2525
Fax 704-343-0245
www.lacccharlotte.com

Metrolina Minority Contractors Association

3124 W. Trade St., Suite A
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-322-5746
www.mmcaofcharlotte.org

National Federation of Independent Business

150 Fayetteville St., Suite 1110
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-833-9480
www.nfib.com/north-carolina

Minority Business Development Agency

5800 Faringdon Place
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-838-9950
www.mbda.gov/businesscenters/raleigh

NC Department of Commerce

301 N. Wilmington Street
4301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27601-1058
919-814-4600
www.commerce.state.nc.us

NC Department of Revenue

PO Box 25000
Raleigh, NC 27640-0640
877-252-4052 (individuals)
877-252-3052 (corporate)
www.dor.state.nc.us

NC Institute of Minority Economic Development

114 W. Parrish Street
Durham, NC 27701
919-956-8889
Fax 919-688-7668
www.ncimed.com

 

NC Investment Tax Credit Program
NC Dept. Secretary of State

Securities Division
300 N. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
919-733-3924
(Provides a credit against state taxes for investments in qualified business ventures, grantee businesses and NC En­terprise Corporations.)
www.secstate.state.nc.us/sec

 

NC Non Profit Organizations

www.ncnonprofits.org

NC Retail Merchants Association

601 St. Marys Street
Raleigh, NC 27605
919-832-8011
Fax 919-832-0812
www.ncrma.org

NC Rural Economic Development Center

4021 Carya Drive
Raleigh, NC 27610
919-250-4314
Fax 919-250-4325
www.ncruralcenter.org

NC Science and Technology Center

PO Box 12235
RTP, NC 27619
919-549-0671
www.ncsfstc.unc.edu

NC Secretary of State

PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622
telephone directory on website
www.sosnc.com

NC State Demographics/State Data Center

State Planning, State Demographer/State Data Center/Center for Geographic Information Analysis

116 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-8003
919-733-4131
919-715-3562 (fax)
www.osbm.nc.gov/facts-figures/demographics

NC State Industrial Extension Service

Campus Box 7902
Raleigh, NC 27695-7902
www.ies.ncsu.edu

Patent Searching and Copies of Issued Patents

NC State University
D.H. Hill Library
Documents Department Raleigh, NC 27695
919-733-3280
Rural Entrepreneurship Through Action Learning (REAL)

South Piedmont Community College

4209 Old Charlotte Hwy.
Monroe, NC 28110
704-289-8588
Fax: 282-4178
www.ncreal.org

 

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
US Small Business Administration
Union County Chapter located at Union County Chamber of Commerce

903 Skyway Drive
Monroe NC 28110
704-289-4567
Fax: 282-0122
info@unioncountycoc.com
www.unioncountycoc.com

Small Business Center

South Piedmont Community College
4209 Old Charlotte Hwy.
Monroe, NC 28110
704-289-8588
Fax: 282-4178
www.spcc.edu

US Census Bureau

www.census.gov

US Census, American Factfinder

http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

 

US Dept. of Agriculture

Natural Resources Conservation Service
3230 Presson Rd.
Monroe, NC 28112
704-233-1621, ext. 101
www.nrcs.usda.gov

 

US Department of Commerce

Bureau of Economic Analysis
www.bea.gov

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

202-842-1212
Fax: 200-842-3221
www.ushcc.com

U.S./ Mexico Chamber of Commerce

6800 Versar Center Dr., Suite 450
Springfield, VA 22151
703-752-4751
Fax: 703-642-1088
www.usmcoc.org

US Patent Office
www.uspto.gov

 

US Small Business Administration 8A Program

(Government contracts set aside for the economically and socially disadvantaged)
200 N. College Street, A-2105
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-344-6563
8A Program

Wingate University Center for Rural Enterprise & e-Commerce

Wingate University School of Business
Campus Box 3070
Wingate, NC 28174-0157
www.wingate.edu

 

 

Small Business & Technology Development Centers (Incubators):
North Carolina Technological Development Authority

PO Box 13169
RTP, NC 27704-3169
919-990-8558
Fax 919-558-0156
www.nctda.org

UNC Charlotte VenturePrise

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
704-667-0900
www.ventureprise.org

NC Business Incubation Association

1451 S. Elm Eugene St.
Greensboro, NC 27406
919-515-0766
www.ncincubation.org

Credit Information
Equifax

1-800-685-1111 (to order report)
1-800-997-2493 (if credit has been denied in the past 60 days)
www.equifax.com

Experian

1-800-888-4213
www.experian.com

Trans Union

1-800-916-8800
www.transunion.com

Central federal site:

U.S. Justice Department
www.justice.gov

 

Business/Privilege Licenses

Union County – None (Federal tax # required)

Fairview – None

Hemby Bridge – None

Indian Trail – Town Hall – 704-821-8114

Lake Park – None

Marvin – None

Marshville – Town Hall – 704-624-2515

Mineral Springs – None

Monroe – Collections/Customer Service

300 W. Crowell Street – 704-282-4518

Stallings – Town Hall – 704-821-8557

Unionville – None

Waxhaw – Town Hall – 704-843-2196

Weddington – None

Wesley Chapel – None

Wingate – Town Hall – 704-233-4411