Business licenses are permits issued by government agencies that allow individuals of companies to conduct business within the government’s geographical jurisdiction. It is the authorization to start a business issued by local government. Business licenses vary. Some agencies require certain businesses to obtain a business license at the federal level. Such as companies in the transportation industry.
Most state, county, and local governments require companies to have the right licenses and permits in place before they open their doors. There are more than 150,000 filling jurisdictions across the country, all with their own requirements. Depending on your particular industry and where you operate, any number of licenses and permits may apply to your business. Failure to obtain and renew the correct business licenses and permits can result in fines, notices, and forced closure of your business.
Understandably, many business owners find identifying and applying for the right business licenses and permits to be a time-consuming, complicated and even an overwhelming prosses.
Do not hesitate to contact the attorneys at Tishkoff PLS if you have questions regarding business law or litigation. The attorneys at the Tishkoff PLC law firm, located in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan, may be reached by phone or email. This contact information is available at Tishkoff PLC’s web site: www.Tish.Law.