The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) ensures a fair and vibrant market place for both businesses and consumers. BACP licenses businesses and public vehicles, provides business education and access to resources, enforces the Municipal Code, and protects consumers from fraud.
Preview the Small Business Center website, a one-stop destination for small business owners and entrepreneurs, for information on licenses, permits, and additional resources available to small businesses in Chicago. Please send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Feb 27, 2015||BACP and Small Business Center Closed Monday, 3/2/15|
|Feb 5, 2015||Know Before You Hire a Tax Preparer|
|Jan 28, 2015||Plastic Bag Ban Will Take Effect on August 1, 2015|
|Jan 15, 2015||Looking for a Small Business Loan – The City of Chicago Can Help|
|Jan 14, 2015||New Third Party/Expediter Database Helps Businesses Research and Report Violations by Expediters, Attorneys, and Other Third Party Processors|
|Feb 27, 2015||City of Chicago Sets Series of Free Events For ‘NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK’|
|Feb 17, 2015||City of Chicago Cracks Down On Tax Preparers During Undercover Operation|
|Feb 5, 2015||City of Chicago Launching ‘A Comprehensive Guide To Starting A Restaurant’ Workshop Series On Friday|
|Feb 5, 2015||City of Chicago's Small Business Center Presenting Final ‘How To Obtain A Sidewalk Cafe Permit’ Workshop On Feb. 6|
|Jan 28, 2015||City of Chicago Small Business Center Hosts ‘Chicago Restaurant Week Kick Off Expo’|
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