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Applications can be obtained either online on the Business Licensing information page or in person at the Surprise Tax & Licensing Office City Offices 16000 N Civic Center Plaza, or an application can be mailed by calling 623.222.1836.
For more information on City licensing, please review the Chapter 26 Article II of the Surprise Municipal Code.
The Arizona Department of Revenue’s Small Business Workshops are an easy way to learn more about your business tax liability and how to report those taxes. The workshop is a basic overview of completing the Joint Tax Application, reporting and factoring tax, state and city taxes, resale certificates, business classifications, employment taxes and Use tax. Attendees receive a workbook containing valuable information on the taxes that apply to most business classifications. Department of Revenue seminars, workshops, and special events are listed at: Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) 2902 W. Agua Fria Freeway Phoenix, AZ 85027 Phone: 602.255.2060 Forms by Phone: 602.542.4260 Website: https://www.azdor.gov/Business.aspx Forms by Fax: 602.542-3756 Another source of information is the online brochure “Business Basics -A Guide to Taxes for Arizona Businesses.”
The Maricopa Community Colleges Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers a free Introduction to Small Business Accounting Using QuickBooks. This individualized training will give you an overview of accounting and how to set up your business on QuickBooks. The first meeting is held downtown Phoenix at the SBDC office, with follow up sessions by phone. Contact Neal Nelson, Business Analyst at 480.784.0590 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Incentives in Surprise include:
1. Visit the Economic Development Incentives pages for more information.2. Original Town Site redevelopment incentives Original Town Site Incentive Info
1. You can access city bid opportunities on the Surprise City website.2. If you email or mail your company's information (business card, a letter of interest, flyer, etc.), the Purchasing Department will forward to the appropriate city department. Call 623.222.3700, email, or mail your company information to City of Surprise Purchasing Department 16000 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374-9002.
One of the fastest growing cities in the US, Surprise is changing every day as new developments are built. To see current and future residential developments in Surprise and for the map of the Surprise General Plan
2. The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is our regional economic development agency whose mission is to attract quality businesses to the Greater Phoenix region from around the world.
Natural Gas:Southwest Gas 602.861.1999http://www.swgas.com
Cable Television:Cox Communications 602.277.1000http://www.cox.com
Electric Power:Arizona Public Servicehttp://www.aps.com