Starting and Growing Your Business

Doing Business in Union County

North Carolina Chamber

Small Business Administration

SCORE Counseling

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