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A certificate of occupancy authorizes the use of building and/or vacant land.
Please contact the Community Services Department, Building Inspection Division for more information:Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.128 N Dallas AveWilmer, TX 75172972.441-6373
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Register your business name in the county in which you will do business.
Dallas County Clerk, Assumed Name (DBA)(214) 653-7099
State Requirements for Assumed Business Name Certificate
A domestic or foreign corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, or other foreign filing entity that regularly conducts business or renders a professional service in this state under a name other than its legal name (the name stated in its certificate of formation or comparable document) must file an assumed name certificate with the secretary of state and with the county clerk in the appropriate county.
Contact the Texas Secretary of State Office for information: (512) 463-5555
The City of Wilmer does not issue or require a "business license."
You will need a certificate of occupancy for your place of business (contact the city's Building Inspections Division, 128 N Dallas Ave., 972-441-6373). If you are working out of your home, you may also need to obtain a certificate of occupancy.
For food establishments, a health permit is required.
For alcohol sales, an alcohol permit is required.
The city of Wilmer does not offer grants or loans to businesses. City Council-approved incentives may be available, depending on added taxable investment and added jobs. Visit our Incentives webpage to learn about incentive programs offered by the city.
Visit the Texas Comptroller Texas Online Tax Registration webpage for information on sales tax permits.
File your Business Personal Property (BPP) rendition (April 15th deadline each year) to county appraisal district.
Dallas Central Appraisal District (DCAD)2949 North Stemmons FreewayDallas, TX 75247Customer Service: 214-631-0910Main Switchboard: 214-631-0520