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Small Business Tools

Small Business is vital to the health and prosperity of Newton County. The Chamber of Commerce along with the Small Business Committee hopes that the information contained on this website will prove beneficial to businesses. Newton County ’s thriving business environment has made the area a leader for business development. Its location along Interstate 20, proximity to Atlanta and Savannah, infrastructure, workforce, school system and excellent quality of life has helped us become a popular entrepreneur community.


◊  20 Questions-SBA
So you’ve got what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Now, ask yourself these 20 questions to make sure you’re thinking about the right key business decisions.  

◊  The Business Plan
A business plan precisely defines your business, identifies your goals, and serves as your firm's resume. It helps you allocate resources properly, handle unforeseen complications, and make good business decisions. Learn More... 

◊  Starting a Business
Deciding whether or not to start a new business can be one of the most difficult decisions a person faces in life. The consequences are widespread, the impact is deep, and the required commitment is immeasurable. Learn More...

◊  Find Local Resources
Use our Business Search Directory to find local resources that can help your business. Search here...


◊  Apply at the Chamber
Apply for Membership at the Covington-Newton County Chamber! 

◊  10 Steps to Starting-SBA
Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Learn More...

◊  Know Your Location and Where to Apply
Click on the Find Location button below and then input address in the blank field, once you find your address under Owner and Parcel information and it will have the tax district. 

Newton County

City of Covington

City of Porterdale

City of Oxford

◊  Georgia Secretary of State Licensing Board
Licensing and License Renewal for Athlete Agents, Private Detectives and Security Guards, Architects and Interior Designers, Funeral Services, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators, Barbers, Cosmetology and Pharmacy. More...

◊  Georgia Department of Revenue
Register a new GA business, Make a quick payment, and Submit business documentation. 

Additional Resources
From Marketing Strategy to Resources for Female and Minority-owned businesses, we've collected some of the most useful small business links around! Learn More...


↑  Growing your Business-SBA
Are you ready to expand your business? Planning and preparing for new challenges is one step in the process. Find out how you can successfully grow your company. Learn More...

↑  Georgia Department of Labor
Recruit New Employees, Learn About Tax Credits and Incentives, Get Labor Market Information, Locate Workforce and Business Development Resources, and more. 





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