A healthy, collaborative and streamlined business climate for businesses of all sizes and entrepreneurs of all types - that's what the Business Coalition of Rockingham County is all about. Most people have heard the old saying, "the whole is greater than the sum of the individual parts". In Rockingham County, we're putting that to action. By working together, our partner agencies are enhancing the economic development system by providing efficient access to information, relationships and technology. Whether starting, growing or moving a company, we are here to help you succeed. Let's grow Rockingham County together!
RCC Small Business Center
The Rockingham Community College Small Business Center (SBC) is located in the Advanced Technologies Building room 107K. The SBC provides a range of services to small business owners, prospective owners and anyone who is determined to be a more successful and fulfilled person. The SBC at RCC is part of the North Carolina Small Business Center Network.
Small businesses are vital to Rockingham County and North Carolina. More than 97% of all North Carolina businesses employ less than 100 people and over 80% of all North Carolina businesses employ 20 workers or less. In the coming years, small businesses are expected to generate an additional 900,000 jobs in North Carolina. The SBC helps to foster that growth by offering assistance to small businesses and prospective small business owners through useful information, education and training, counseling and referral.
The SBC provides the following services:
- Seminars and short courses for business owners and employees
- Direct one-to-one assistance for small business owners and prospective owners
- Networking opportunities
- A resource and information bank
- Partnerships with state agencies and other groups
- Training and upgrading for the employees of small businesses
The Small Business Center at RCC is here to help you! For more information on our services and seminars, contact Vu Donie at 336.342.4261 ext. 2316 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chambers work for your business through education, networking, legislative issues affecting business, newsletter and a wide variety of other benefits. To become a member or learn more about this dynamic business building organization call or email:
Western Rockingham Chamber
To register your business in Rockingham County , contact the Register of Deeds Office for a Certificate of Assumed Name or the County Tax Department to determine if your business requires a Schedule B Privilege License:
Register of Deeds
North Carolina State Resources
The SBTDC focuses on providing management counseling to existing, high-growth and start-up businesses. For a free local consultation contact:
Sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations and organizations are required to file federal tax reports. Employers are typically responsible for three types of federal collections and payments: 1) Income tax withheld from employees wages, 2) (FICA) Social Security Tax and 3) (FUTA) Federal Unemployment Tax. For information on federal tax regulations call:
IRS for Businesses