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Starting a business BUSINESS SERVICES If you are looking to start a business in Flagler County, there are many areas to you will need to consider from permit requirements and hiring needs to getting confidential business counseling. Below are some business resources and partners that may be useful. CareerSource Flagler Volusia offers comprehensive recruiting assistance and training reimbursement programs that offset the costs of hiring and developing the skills of new and existing employees for all area businesses. Indepth labor market statistics, help with major recruiting events and, in the case of retrenchment, lay-off assistance is also available. To learn how these cost-saving programs can help your business, visit www. CareerSourceFV.com or call 386-323-7079. The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce has been serving the business community since 1962 and is committed to helping the local business community thrive. With nearly 700 members, the Chamber is one of the largest member organizations in Flagler County. The Chamber offers a wide range of programs, events, products, services and benefits to support members and promote business success. As an advocate for local business, the Chamber is a reliable resource and willing to help you find the answers you need. Please visit www.flaglerchamber.org or call 386-437-0106. SCORE is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping small businesses owners and those wishing to start businesses. Along with free confidential counseling, SCORE hosts programs and workshops and partners with the Flagler Chamber and Daytona State College. For more information, call 386- 255-6889 or visit www. score87.org. The Palm Coast Business Assistance Center started in 2011 through a unique partnership between the City of Palm Coast and the University of Central Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The center’s mission is to help local businesses grow by offering free counseling and personalized services whether you’re starting a business or need help expanding. For more information, call 386-986-2499 or visit http://bac. palmcoastgov.com. LOCAL BUSINESS TAX RECEIPTS & PERMITS When establishing your business in Flagler County, you must obtain a Local Business Tax Receipt (LBTR) from the city where you intend to locate as well as filing with the County. In some cases, you may be required to obtain a zoning permit prior to receiving Our job is finding people jobs. We love what we do! When you love what you do, it shows. Put Spherion’s passion for staffing to work for you! Connect with us today! @SpherionStAug 84    flaglerchamber.org  •  visitflagler.com 386.843.0443 Spherion Palm Coast spherion.com/firstcoast