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The Arizona Commerce Authority has compiled an interactive set of resources for for small business. Select your business stage below to begin.
Licensing and Taxes
This ACA PDF document contains a list of contact information for state, county, and municipal offices which may have business and/or business location. It also offers guidelines to determine what types of taxes a business may be required to pay.
Commonly Requested Forms
The Arizona Commerce Authority has compiled a page which contains links to numerous forms of interest to small business owners.
ARIZONA Business First
The Arizona Commerce Authority has put together a collection of compelling reasons why it's a great idea to start and grow a business in Arizona:
How Do You Attract the Nation's Most Innovative Thinkers?
Low Cost of Doing Business
Arizona Offers on of the lowest costs of doing business in the United States.
Skilled and Available Workforce
Poised and ready to meet your project needs, the state's available workforce is skilled, abundant, talented, and young.
Arizona has made a concerted effort in recent years to create a business-friendly, minimalist regulatory environment.
Access to Major World Markets
Arizona is strategically located in the southwest region of the United States, immediately accessible to three of the world's largest economies.
Simplified Tax System
Arizona's pro-business environment has resulted in corporate and individual income tax rates that are among the lowest in the nation.
Exceptional Quality of Life
From thriving culture to relaxing scenery to amazingly good weather, it’s all right here.