Business License?

calvincalvin Posts: 14subscriber
edited September 2007 in Selecting a Business
When someone asks if you have a business license, is that the same thing as
being incorporated?

I have an S-Corp but a service I`m looking into is asking for a business
license.

Thanks.

Comments

  • PiperTaxPiperTax Posts: 5subscriber
    Nope, an S-Corp is not the same as having a business license. Generally, a license will be at the city or county level. Incorporation happens at the state level. They`re completely separate things that serve completely different purposes.
    PiperTax2007-9-16 11:11:57
  • Fred333Fred333 Posts: 0subscriber
    Exactly... It also depends on what type of business you are running. You might need more licenses then other businesses. Make sure to check with your state and county office.
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