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Incorporated or not, almost every business needs some kind of license or permit to operate legally. The specific licenses your business is required to have will be affected by things like your business industry, where you’re located, the services and/or products you sell, and whether or not you have employees. On top of that, business licensing requirements vary depending on the state, county, city, and municipality. Suffice to say, determining what licenses, permits and tax registrations may apply to your business is no walk in the park.
Skipping this essential step of starting your business is a big no-no. Failure to meet these legal requirements means government agencies can fine or shut down your business—even if you’re a first-time offender. That can result in lost revenue, damage to your reputation, and even put you at risk for lawsuits. That’s pretty hard core, so, yeah…we recommend taking your business license requirements seriously. Very, very seriously.
Sure, getting the proper business licenses can be time-consuming and overwhelming, but it’s an important step to ensure your business is in full compliance and operating legally. Up for the challenge? Good! Just make sure you’re thorough so you won't be blindsided by a missing mandatory license down the line.
If you’re finding this whole task completely daunting, let us step in and do the heavy lifting for you. We’ll take care of all the research and when we’re done, we’ll send you everything you'll need to meet your specific business license requirements.