Business License?

calvincalvin subscriber Posts: 14 Bronze Level Member
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 subscriber Posts: 5
    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 subscriber Posts: 0
    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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