Starting Your Business In Jefferson County 

Starting a business requires you to complete a number of steps and make some key decisions. Though part of your overall plan, you’ll need to select a location, decide on a business structure, and obtain the necessary licenses and permits. In addition, determining which financing options will meet your short-term needs and long-term goals is crucial. Within this section, we’ll provide information on these topics along with guidance on buying an existing business, copyright and trademark issues, and getting support from an outside expert.

  1. Checklist - General Considerations
  2. Checklist-Starting Your Business In Jefferson County
  3. Business Plan-GENERIC
  4. Business Plan for a Start-Up Business
  5. Business Assistance and Resources
  6. Legal Structure and Business Registration
  7. Trade Name and Trade Mark Search (State and Federal)              


Here you’ll find guidance on the tools and resources necessary to write a complete and comprehensive business plan and get your business up and running.