Startup Resources

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Starting a Business, Expanding a Business or Just Have a Business Resource Question?

The following is a list of valuable phone numbers and resources to assist you in your new or existing business venture.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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STARTING A BUSINESS RESOURCES

Resource: Ohio.gov
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Business Office/Manufacturing Space / Property Management

 

Resource: City of Cuyahoga Falls – Community Development
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Description: Call for available sites/locations in Cuyahoga Falls. Information on Enterprise Zone, Community Reinvestment Area, and Foreign Trade Zone.
Address: 2310 Second Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Phone: (330) 971-8135

 

Resource: Chamber Member Commercial Realtors/Office Rentals/Appraisal Services
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Small Business Resources

 

Resource: Better Business Bureau of Summit County
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Description: Call to check the record of a company you’re considering doing business with.
Address: 222 West Market Street Akron OH 44303
Phone: (330) 253-4590

 

Resource: Entrepreneurship and Business Assistance Centers
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Description: Start up information for your business and information on taxes and licensing.
Address: 77 South High Street Columbus OH 43216
Phone: (800) 248-4040

 

Resource: City of Cuyahoga Falls, Community Development Department
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Description: The Department of Community Development offers many services for businesses that are just beginning, relocating to Cuyahoga Falls, or expanding their present facility. Community Development may provide a variety of significant economic incentives or share valuable property availability information to assist local businesses. Information on Enterprise Zone, Community Reinvestment Area, and Foreign Trade Zone.
Address: 2310 Second Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
Phone: (330) 971-8135

 

Resource: Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
Description:The Chamber is a non-profit professional business organization offering monthly networking events (lunch meetings, breakfasts and business receptions) to help you promote your business and meet other business leaders. We specialize in business introductions, business relationships and business referrals. We offer a small business benefits plan with money saving benefits. Check out our Business Directory of Chamber of Commerce Members available on our website.
Address: 151 Portage Trail, Suite 1 Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
Phone: 330-929-6756

 

Resource: Cuyahoga Falls Library
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Description: A great resource center to do research. The Library offers free Internet usage. Call for hours.
Address: 2015 Third Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
Phone: (330) 928-2117

 

Resource: Ohio Department of Taxation
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Description: General Business, including Corporate Franchise, Employer & School District Withholding, Financial Institutions, Muni for Electric Light and Local Exchange Telephone Companies, and Sales & Use Taxes
Phone: (888) 405-4039

 


 

 Post Offices (Cuyahoga Falls)

 

Location: State Road (Main Office)
Address: 3345 State Rd Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
Phone: (330) 928-9137

 

Loaction: 2nd Street
Address: 2054 2nd St Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
Phone: (330) 945-5807

 


 

Newspapers / On-line News

 

Resource: SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives Association) Chapter #81
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Desctiption: Non-profit organization dedicated to helping the small business community through no-fee mentoring and business counseling and low-cost workshops.
Address: One Cascade Plaza Akron OH 44308
Phone: (330) 379-3163

 


 

Other

 

Resource: Small Business Development Center
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Description: Provides counseling, support, and training to business owners and individuals interested in starting or expanding their business. Call for a class named Business Basics, which is held once a month at no cost.
Address: 526 South Main Street Akron OH 44311
Phone: (330) 375-2111

 

Resource: Secretary of State – John Husted
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Description: Business services – start up business information, document authentication, election services – register to vote, notary commission, trademark information are just a few of the services this site offers.

 

Resource: Summit County Fiscal Office – Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE
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Description: She has served as your Summit County Fiscal Officer since May 2011. She manages the auditor, recorder and treasurer divisions of the fiscal office.

 

Resource: Vendor License – Summit County
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Description: A vendor’s license authorizes a business to engage in tangible retail sales and charge sales tax. A license is required for each location of operation within the county. All applications must have a street address; P.O. Boxes cannot be accepted. A sole owner is required to furnish their social security number or federal tax identification number. If the company is a corporation, LLC or LP, list the Ohio Corporate Charter number, Ohio Foreign License number or Articles of Organization number issued by Ohio’s Secretary of State. Also needed are the names and addresses of the corporate officers. Other State of Ohio Issued Vendor Licenses are located HERE