Business Guide and Toolkit

Welcome to the City of Richmond. The City Manager's Office, Economic Development Division is dedicated to navigating your business needs. We are here to assist businesses on many fronts: connecting businesses to resources, relocating existing operations, workforce development, and facilitating business-to-business transactions. 

This guide is intended to provide information and help to setting up a business in Richmond.

Click here to view a PDF of this information.

  1. 1. Beginning Steps to Consider
  2. 2. Setting up Business Name
  3. 3. Set up Taxes
  4. 4. Apply for Business License
  5. 5. Workforce and Hiring
  6. 6. Other Permits & Licenses to Consider
  7. Questions? Contact Us for Help!