Start a Business

The Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation has collected and compiled important local, regional, state, and federal resource links and put them in one place for easy access.

Coryell County

To file an “Assumed Name” Certificate (also known as a DBA) in Coryell County or to find out if a business name has already been claimed.

Copperas Cove

State Offices

State Comptroller's Office

Sales Tax Information/Permit

Secretary of State

To file Articles of Incorporation for businesses and non- profits or authority of foreign corporations to do business in Texas.

Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission (TABC)

For information on licenses and fees pertaining to the sale, transportation or storage of alcoholic beverages.

Department of State Health Services

License to handle, package and warehouse foods.

Texas Workforce Commission

Unemployment taxes, labor laws, required posters in the workforce and much more.

Texas Department of Insurance

Workers Compensation policies, rates and classifications.

Federal Offices

Obtain information on an Employer Identification Number and other EIN related information.

Small Business Training

The Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation is your “one-stop shop” when it comes to business. Whether you want to start a business, expand a business or just find out what it takes, we can help.

We offer the following services free of charge:

  • Business Counseling

  • Business Compliance (where to go for City, County, State, and Federal Requirements)

  • SBDC resources

  • Business Plans

  • Networking

We also offer workshops on a variety of topics to include (but are not limited to):

  • Where to start/what to do

  • Business Plans

  • Marketing Plans

  • Social Media

  • Sales Tax

  • Customer Services

If there is a topic you would like to know more about, let us know! Just call us 254-547-7874 to schedule a one-on-one meeting.