Business Resources

Contacts for success.
If you're ready for your business to grow in Deltona, here are resources to help you get started.

Superb local government support.
From site selection help to personalized tours, the office of economic development can help each step of the way, cutting red tape and helping you find a solution best for your business. 

The various sources listed should provide information to assist in accomplishing your business planning or market research.


Chamber of Commerce - DeLand Area (386) 734-4331 - 336 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32720

Chamber of Commerce - Volusia Hispanic (386) 626-4264

Chamber of Commerce - West Volusia Regional (386) 490-4606 - 123 N. Industrial Drive, Ste# C, Orange City, FL 32763


American Community Survey 
A new nationwide survey with annual updates designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing. Focus on 800 geographical areas profiles and rankings.

American Factfinder
User-friendly source for census information on population, housing, geographic or economic data. Search for Fact Sheets on your community by zip code, city/town, county or state.

Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of Economic Analysis Regional Facts. Narrative analysis for states, counties, metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), and BEA Economic Areas: area's personal income using current estimates, growth rates, and a breakdown of the sources of personal income.

Business Insurance
A comprehensive guide.

County Business Patterns
Search for business data by county, by ZIP Code or by MSA (metropolitan statistical area).

Economic Indicators
Here's where to find the leading economic indicators as they are updated. Housing starts, household income, manufacturers' shipments, inventories and orders, construction spending and more.

Free counseling assistance is available to anyone seeking to start a business or need information on how to grow their business.

Virtual Entrepreneur Center
Information for new and growing businesses through the Volusia/Flagler Higher Education Consortium.


Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations

Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureaus can alert you to complaints against companies in your area.

Deltona Area Chamber of Commerce

West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce
A not for profit organization representing a broad-based coalition of businesses from throughout Central Florida.

Volusia County Economic Development Office
Everything your growing business needs.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Businesses that sell or serve food or food products must be inspected by either the Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (1-800-435-7352) or by the Division of Hotel & Restaurant Commission (407-623-1240) PRIOR to obtaining an Occupational License. The Division of Hotel & Restaurant Commission is located at 940 W. Morse Blvd., Suite 290, Winter Park, FL


Fictitious Name Registration - Anyone conducting business in the State of Florida must file a Fictitious Name Registration with the State of Florida as per Florida Statute section 865.09.  This applies to anyone conducting business and using a business name that does not fall under the State of Florida exemption guidelines. For further information, contact the State of Florida Fictitious Name Department at (850) 245-6058.

Corporations are filed with the Secretary of State. Call (850) 245-6052 for further information. Out-of-state corporations must register with the Secretary of State if they intend to use their corporate name. For further information, call (850) 245-6051.

State Sales Tax
State Sales Tax numbers are issued by the Florida Department of Revenue. Their local office is located at 5420 Diplomat Circle, Orlando 32810.  For further information, call (407) 623-1141.

Federal Taxes
Federal I.D. numbers are issued by the Internal Revenue Service. For further information, call 1-800-829-1040.

State Licensing
State licensing requirements can be obtained by calling the Consumer Services Department at 1-800-435-7352.

Workman's Compensation - Information can be obtained by calling the Orlando office of the Department of Labor at (407) 245-0758.


Florida First Capital Finance Corporation
Promotes and assists the growth and development of small businesses.

U.S. Small Business Administration
Programs and services to help you start to grow and succeed.

Florida Black Business Investment Board
Financing for black-owned businesses.

Florida Trend's Small Business Magazine

Office of Supplier Diversity
A specialized team within the Division of State Purchasing that is available to help improve business opportunities for Florida-based woman-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses. Dedicated to supporting our clients through entrepreneurial and business development, seminars and workshops, access to capital, management, and technical assistance, individual consulting, contract matchmaking, program management, construction services, community advocacy and through our partnerships with other technical assistance providers on local, state and federal levels.

Career Source Flagler-Volusia
The Career Source is a state-funded program provides a variety of services for employers and employees.  The One Stop office helps match employees with employers and provides various employee training.  They are located at Career Source Flagler-Volusia, 846 Saxon Blvd., Orange City, FL 32763.  For further information, call (386) 473-7970.

SBA Small Business Guides

SBA (Small Business Development Center)
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the State of Florida pay the Florida SBDC to provide no-cost business assistance, research resources and skills training to Volusia County businesses.