WDCEP Releases DC Doing Business Guide

Washington DC Economic Partnership Releases DC Doing Business Guide

A Resource Guide for Creating, Expanding, or Adapting Your Business in Washington, DC.

DC Doing Business GuideWashington, DC (September 24, 2020) – The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) has released its DC Doing Business Guide: 2020/2021 Edition, a “how-to manual” that provides a step-by-step guide for entrepreneurs on how to start a new business, expand an existing business, and connect with resources to help adapt their businesses to the current business climate.

The guide, published every two years, offers invaluable information and resources for small to large-sized companies that represent different business sectors. Designed to help all businesses, the guide includes numerous public and private resources and is  filled with indispensable information on making the most of your business in the District of Columbia.

“We recognize the unprecedented impact COVID-19 has brought on our business community and the DC Doing Business Guide has been updated to provide start-ups and existing businesses a central resource to help them navigate through these challenging times,” says Keith Sellars, President & CEO of the Washington DC Economic Partnership.

The DC Doing Business Guide contains four chapters: chapter one provides insights on the local business ecosystem; chapter two highlights important considerations before starting a business; chapter three details different rules and regulations in operating a business in DC; Chapter four identifies a plethora of resources available to DC businesses.

The DC Doing Business Guide is the product of collaboration amongst District and federal government entities and other business service providers, including the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development; Department of Small and Local Business Development; Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs; Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking; DC Department of Health; DC Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration; DC Office of Tax and Revenue; DC Department of Employment Services; DC Office of Human Rights; U.S. Small Business Administration.