Retail merchants are required by the State of North Carolina to obtain sales/use tax identification numbers. Call (336)896-7024 for more information.
Businesses selling alcoholic beverages need to obtain certain licenses/permits through the ABC Commission before applying for a City of Winston-Salem license. There are two locations in Winston-Salem: 2301 N. Patterson Ave. (336)761-2246 or 3127 Starlight Drive (336)788-7141.
A business that may have to meet health regulations should contact the Environmental Health Division at (336)703-3225.
Car dealerships should contact DMV Enforcement for information about dealer tags. Call (336)761-2286 for more information.
Day care facilities should contact the North Carolina Child Development office at (919)662-4527.
A business that has three or more individuals working for it should contact the NC Industrial Commission at (919)733-4820 concerning workers´ compensation.