Starting a Business
Doing Business with the County
Licensing & Permits
Enterprise Zones
GIS & Map Services
Plan of Development



Henrico County Economic Development Authority

Henrico Magazine online

IRS Business website information

Virginia Department of Taxation Business Forms

IRS Form SS-4 Employer Identification Number (EIN) (PDF)

Virginia Department of Business Assistance
The Virginia Department of Business Assistance is the economic development agency devoted to the growth and success of the Commonwealth’s business community.  This website provides information on small business financing, licenses and permits, workforce training and other topics.

Capital Resources Directory
Directory of over 70 financing programs administered by federal, state and local organizations.

A Virginia Guide Establishing A Business (PDF)

Business Registration Guide from Virginia State Corporation Commission (PDF)

Small Business Administration

SBA Online Women’s Business Center

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
SCORE is a volunteer division of the Small Business Administration that offers seminars on starting a business and free counseling to small business owners.

Minority Business Development Agency

Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center