Frequently Asked Questions
BUSINESS LICENSE SOLUTIONS
- Business license solutions: What are available to help me?
- How can LicenseLogix help manage the renewals of all of my business licenses?
- Tracking multiple business licenses
- How long are business licenses valid?
- How do I know when a specific business license should be renewed?
- Late Business License Renewal
COMMON BUSINESS FILING FEES
- Business License Fee Exemptions
- Unpaid Business License Penalties
- How much does the state, county or city charge for business licenses?
- Bonds and Business License Requirements
- Business License Fee
- Prorating Business License Fees
- License Fees with No Physical Location
GENERAL BUSINESS LICENSE FILING
- What is a Business License?
- Local Business Licenses
- Local Business License and Marketing
- How do I reactivate an expired business license?
- Why do I need a business license?
- "Deficient" business license applications?
- Who issues business licenses?
- What should I do if I am unsure what type of licenses my business needs?
- How long does the process take to get the proper business licenses?
- What is the fastest way to check whether all my business licenses are still valid?
- What is a Certificate of Good Standing?
- What is a Certificate of Authority?
- Changing Business Name or Address
- Vendor Licensing
- What is a Registered Agent?
- What is an S Corporation?
- Can a business license be transferred?
- Can a business license be revoked?
STATE BUSINESS TAX REQUIREMENTS
- What is a Sales Tax Identification number?
- What is Use Tax?
- Would there be other state's taxes for FL-based company working out-of-state?
- Do I need to register for sales tax in addition to DME license?
- How can I obtain a sales tax ID for a nonprofit corporation in Louisiana?
- Is a small business LLC eligible for a sales tax exemption?
- What is a Sales Tax Exemption Certificate and how do I get one?
- Resale Certificates
- Do I need to pay CA tax for exports outside the US?
- Do CT Professional Corporations have name restriction requirements?
EXPANDING A BUSINESS INTO MULTIPLE STATES
- Business licenses to temporarily perform services
- What types of licenses do I need to temporarily sell goods in a new place?
- Foreign Qualification
- Will I require business licenses in other states if my own does not require a license?
- Is NYS Vendor ID same as a NYS Tax ID Number?
- How can I get a CA electrician get Maryland license?
- Do Canadian companies need US business licenses?
- How do I get a reseller permit in Nevada? What does it cost?
- Foreign qualify or tax number to pay GA employees working in FL?
- Is a license required to sell a franchise in Utah?
- If you direct ship with no physical address, do you need a business license in that state?
FEDERAL BUSINESS TAX REQUIREMENTS
- How can a foreign (Non-US) business obtain an EIN?
- What is an Employer Identification number (EIN)?
- EIN vs ITIN number - Which do I need?
- If we already have an EIN number, do we need to get another one for an LLC?
- Construction Industry Licensing
- Commercial Painter Licensing
- Electrical Contractor Licensing
- Do I need a commercial painters contractor’s license and if so why?
- General Contractor Licensing
- Becoming a Licensed Contractor
- Valid business license as a contractor in the State of California?
- Contractor License Reciprocity
- Home Improvement Contractor Licensing
- Hurricane Sandy Contractor Update (Nov 19, 2013)
- Home Improvement Contractors and Hurricane Sandy?
- Landscaping Contractor Licensing
- Is a landscaping business license required?
- Residential Painter Licensing
- Solar Contractor Licensing
- What business licenses do I need to sell and install solar panels door-to-door?
- Specialty Licensing (plumbing/HVAC/roofing, etc.)
- HVAC Contractor Licenses
- How do I get an HVAC License in New Jersey?
- Roofing Contractor Licensing Requirements
- Do I need a roofing license to do work in Arizona?
- Do I need a roofing license to do residential work in Ohio?
- Energy Industry Business Licensing
- Energy Broker Licensing
- Filing for Energy Broker License
- U.S. Energy Broker Licensing
- Engineer Licensing
- Can a felon get an Engineering License in Florida?
- Professional Engineering License in a new State?
Financial Services and Insurance
- Finance and Insurance Licensing
- What is a CFL License?
- What is a DBO License?
- Do Hard Money Lenders need to be licensed?
- Collection Agency Licensing
- Collection agency license: How difficult is this to get?
- Yonkers, NY Collection Agency Licenses
- Collection Agency Licensing and Ownership
- Will Indiana’s transition to NMLS affect my collection agency license?
- Is CFPB cracking down on collection agencies?
- Collection Agency License Maintenance
- Insurance Brokers Licensing
- Reinsurance Brokerage License
- Money Services Licensing
- Who needs a money transmitter license?
- Does Digital Currency Transmission Require a Money Transmitter License?
- Warranty Service Provider Licensing
- What licenses does a warranty service provider need?
Healthcare and Pharmacy
- Healthcare and Pharmacy Licensing
- Durable Medical Equipment Licensing
- Do we need a DME license for a pediatric therapy clinic?
- Can LicenseLogix help in obtaining a Durable Medical Equipment license in New York?
- DME license and DME Medicaid registration
- Durable Medical Equipment (DME) licenses
- Do we need a DME license in addition to a Pharmacy License?
- Home Healthcare Agency Licensing
- How do I get Home Medical Equipment License?
- Internet and Mail Order Pharmacy Licensing
- Mail order pharmacy licenses
- Mail order pharmacies in Alabama?
- Pharmacy and Federal Licensing to Export Drugs
- Is it legal to send prescription drugs through the mail?
- Pharmacy Licensing
- What license does a pharmacist need?
- Which states require nonresident pharmacies to be licensed?
- Michigan State Licensed Pharmacist
- Which states require Nonresident PIC licensing?
- Does LLX monitor changes in the Pharmacy Industry?
- Compounding Pharmacy Licensing
- Are TN pharmacy drug compounders affected by new regulations?
- Sterile Drug Compounding Licensing Requirements for Maryland
- How can I get a compounding pharmacy business license?
- Sterile compounding facility licensing
- Sterile Compounds and FDA Registration
- Wholesale Drug Distributor Licensing
- Wholesale drug distributor licensing: Requirements
- How does a wholesale drug distributor get VAWD Accreditation?
- Wholesale Drug Third-party Logistics Providers (3PLs)
- Hospitality Licensing
- What business licenses do I need as an event planner?
- Food Production Licensing
- Juice Manufacturer Business Licenses
- Bakery Business License
- Food Truck License and Mobile Food Vendor Licensing
- Mobile Food Vendors often need a variety of licenses to operate in each jurisdiction
- Restaurant Licensing
- What business licenses to open a new restaurant?
Fitness, Salon and Personal Services
- Fitness, Salon and Personal Services Licensing
- Salon Licensing / Cosmetology Licensing
- Is a cosmetology license required in Georgia?
- What SC licenses are required for a Salon and offers food?
Liquor and Tobacco
- Liquor and Tobacco Licensing
- Tobacco Wholesalers Licensing
- What is the licensing and/or stamp requirement to distribute cigarettes in NY?
- Tobacco Retail Licensing
- Can a person with a non-violent felony obtain a tobacco license?
- Do we need to get a new Tobacco License?
- E-cigarette Business Licensing
- What CA business licenses do I need to sell cigar wraps to retail stores?
- How to apply for a Tobacco or Cigarette License in Oregon?
- Federal Tobacco Manufacturer Licensing
- Tobacco importer and federal licensing
- Tobacco exporter and federal licensing
- Tobacco manufacturer and federal licensing
- When will California Issue Retail Recreational Marijuana Licenses?
- MA Medical Marijuana Growing and Distribution Permits
- Medical Marijuana Licensing
- Medical Vs. Retail Marijuana Licensing
- Business Licenses for Marijuana Sales
- Retail Marijuana Licensing
- Marijuana Licensing requirements in Colorado
- NY Medical Marijuana Growing and Distribution Permits
Non-Profit 501c3 / Non-Profit Organizations
- Non-Profit 501c3 / Non-Profit Organizations
- Non-Profit Organizations/Charities Requirements
- We are starting a CA non-profit corporation. What do we need to do?
- How do I start a charity? What are the business licensing requirements?
- What are the charity registration requirements in Nevada?
- Religious organization exemptions for charity
- Renewal requirements for business licenses for charities?
Political Action Committee
Private Investigation / Security
- Private Security Services Licensing
- Private Detective / Investigation Licensing
- Is there state reciprocity for private investigator agency licenses?
- What type of experience does a security guard need in order to obtain a license?
- Security License for District of Columbia
- Alarm Company Licensing
- Alarm system company business licenses
Retail / Consumer
- Retail / Consumer Licensing
- Dry Cleaning Business Licensing
- Do I need a license to sell jewelry at craft bazaars or vendor shows?
- What business licenses do I need for a CA wood shop business?
Technology Internet Sales
- Internet Business Licensing
- What business licenses and permits are required for SC internet business?
- What do I need to do to start a South Carolina web-based business?
- Real Estate Licensing
- What are the state licensing requirements for property managers in Texas?
- Long-Term Residential Rental Property Licensing Requirements
- Can I use my home state business license in a different state?
- Mortgage/Loan Provider Licensing
- What is NMLS (Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry)?
- Transportation Industry Licensing
- Automotive Industry Licensing
- Are licensed auto dealers required to get surety bond?