Vernonia Area Chamber of Commerce

Business Resources

Do you need a city of Vernonia business license? If so, call 503-429-5291.

Business Development

The City Economic Development Committee is tasked with the duty to stimulate business development and the overall economy of the community. To send inquiries regarding business development, general economy, or financial processes in our community, email the Economic Development Committee.

Oregon Business Information Center
503-986-2200
http://www.sos.state.or.us
business-info.sos@state.or.us

Oregon Economic and Community Development Department
Salem: 800-233-3306
Portland: 503-229-5625
http://econ.oregon.gov

U.S. Small Business Administration
1515 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1050
Portland, Oregon 97201
503-326-2682 (SBA)
503-326-3441 (SCORE)
http://www.sba.gov (SBA)
http://www.score.org or http://www.scorepdx.org (SCORE)

Portland Small Business Development Center
503-978-5080
http://www.pcc.edu/business/small-business-development

Oregon SBDC Network
http://www.bizcenter.org

Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division
To see if a business name is available: http://egov.sos.state.or.us/br/pkg_web_name_srch_inq.login
http://www.filinginoregon.com/forms (registration forms)

Internal Revenue Service
1220 SW Third Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
800-829-1040
Forms Distribution Center: 800-829-3676
http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html (IRS tax forms and publications)

Oregon Department of Revenue
Forms Distribution Center: 800-829-3676
http://www.oregon.gov/DOR/forms.shtml (tax forms and instructions)

Business Information Center (state licensing and regulations)
Public Service Building, Suite 151
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310-1327
503-986-2200
business-info.sos-bic@state.or.us

Article on Business Resources for Enterpreneurs with a Disability

Americans with Disability Act (ADA) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination against disabled persons in the areas of employment, public accommodation, and public services.

Northwest Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center (NWDBTAC)
PO Box 9046
Olympia, WA 98507-9046
800-949-4232 (Voice and TDD)
For information on Title III of the ADA (public accommodation issues).

Office on ADA, Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
PO Box 66118
Washington, DC 20035-6118
800-514-0301
800-514-0383 (TDD)
For information on Title I of the ADA (private employment issues), contact:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
909 First Avenue, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104-1061
800-669-4000

Marketing

The Small Business Marketing website
http://www.smallbusinessmarketingmanagement.com

Funding

Small Business Administration
Offers a variety of loans through its 7(a) Guaranty Program.
503-326-2682
http://www.sba.gov/services/financialassistance/index.html