Martin Luther King

Your Business First Stop

The First Stop Business Information Center provides the small business owner and the prospective entrepreneur with a central point of information and contacts for state regulatory requirements for operating a small business. The primary objective of the center is to facilitate sustainable small business development in Georgia by offering a central location for determination of what licenses and permits must be obtained and maintained by individuals and businesses conducting their enterprises in our great state. Contact First Stop Business Information Center, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 315 West Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334; 404-656-7061; 800-656-4558


Filing For Non Profit With The State

Once you are licensed, you can file for incorporation. The Georgia Secretary of State’s website has all the filing procedures for profit and non-profit companies.For more information, you can contact the Corporations Division, Secretary of State, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., SE, suite 315, West Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334; 404-656-2817; Fax: 404-657-2248. The fee is around $100. If you are planning on soliciting funds, you need to register with the Securities Division. You may contact them at Securities Division, Secretary of State, Suite 802, West Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334; 404-656-3920.