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Get Started

Get the resources you need to help you get with your business. 

Small Business loans for businesses in Georgia and South Carolina through


Georgia Cities Revolving Loan fund is another option for financing your business. Click here to learn more.

Downtown Development in Georgia also has a small loan program. Click here to learn more.

Rural Zone Tax Credits might be available to you and your business.

Click here to learn more. 

Watkinsville Rural Zone Flyer

How It Works Flyer

Approved Rural Zone Map 2024

Rural Zone Trifold

Rural Zone Presentation

Financing and Tax Credit Options

The Georgia Small Business Development Center provides education for Georgia's small businesses. Learn more at

Education and Training

Get the Watkinsville Business license form and see the fee schedule here.

Watkinsville Business License

Businesses in Georgia need to be registered with Georgia's Secretary of State. You can click here to start that process.

Registering your Business with the State of Georgia

Businesses in Georgia must have a tax ID number. You can click here to start that process.

How to apply for a Federal Tax ID Number

The Watkinsville Downtown Development Authority is here to help you with your business. Check out some of the resources we've linked to below and let us know how we can help you.

let us help you get your business up and running

Georgia and Downtown Watkinsville offer a supportive business community. Use the links and information provided below to learn more.

Your business plan is the roadmap for your future. Make sure you have the tools you need for financing, staffing, and more.

Unlock the benefits of Rural Zoning and take advantage of tax credits and other programs available to you.

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