If you are interested in starting a business in Monmouth, there are no-cost resources available to help you get started. Some businesses require specialized permits (but not all), though all businesses will require at least a Social Security Number (SSN) or an Employer Identification Number (EIN).

You can start by contacting the City Administrator:

Lew Steinbrecher

(309) 734-2141

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The local Small Business Development Center also provides in-depth information and guidance at no cost to you. They will even come to Monmouth to meet with you.

 

Illinois Small Business Development Center at Western Illinois University

(309) 836-2640

www.wiusbdc.org

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