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Expedited Service is Available To Select When You Check Out (1-3 Business Days)
In some states, we file within 24 hours, however, in most states here's the average time it takes to get the licenses.
1. DBA Fictitious Name filing - In most states - averages from 3 to 5 Business Days.
2. The filing of a Business License Varies - average time 4 to 8 business days - could take longer.
3. Fed Tax ID number, take 1 hour to 24 hours.
4. State Tax id number varies from 1 to 5 business Days.
5. To get a Seller’s permit, it may take 3 to 5 business days.
6. LLC and corporation may take longer but can be done in 1-2 days in some states.
IMPORTANT: THIS IS ONLY FOR CORPORATIONS AND LLCS PROCESSING TIMES
State Avg. Time / Max Time Rush (1-3 Days)
Alabama 12 1/2 weeks 4 weeks
Alaska 7-10 Business days 2-3 Business days
Arizona 5-6 weeks 4-8 business days
Arkansas 2 weeks 7 business days
California 5-7 Business days 1-2 Business Days
Colorado 3 business days 1-2 Business Days
Connecticut 4-5 weeks 2-3 Business days
Delaware 10-15 Business days 1-2 Business Days
DC 2 weeks 2-3 Business day
Florida 10-15 Business days 5-7 Business days
Georgia 15-20 business days 2-3 Business days
Hawaii 3-5 business days 1-3 business days
Idaho 5-10 business days 1-2 Business Days
Illinois 4 Business days 2 Business days
Indiana 3-5 business days 1-2 Business Days
Iowa 3 weeks 5-7 Business days
Kansas 3-5 business days 1-2 Business Days
Kentucky 3-4 business days 2 Business days
Louisiana 15-20 business days 7-10 Business days
Maine 3 weeks 2 Business days
Maryland 10-12 weeks 7-10 Business days
Massachusetts 7 business days 2 Business days
Michigan 7-10 business days 2 Business days
Minnesota 7 business days 5 business days
Mississippi 3 business days 1-2 Business Days
Missouri 7-10 business days 2 Business days
Montana 10 business days 1-2 Business Days
Nebraska 10 business days 7 business days
Nevada 3-5 business days 2 Business days
New Hampshire 4-5 weeks 3-4 weeks
New Jersey 3-4 business days 2 Business days
New Mexico 3-4 weeks 2 Business days
New York 2-3 weeks 3 Business days
North Carolina 5-7 Business days 1-2 Business Days
North Dakota 3 weeks 2 Weeks
Ohio 3-7 business days 2 Business days
Oklahoma 5 Business Days 2-3 Business days
Oregon 7 business days 2 Business days
Pennsylvania 15-20 business days 7-10 Business days
Rhode Island 5 Business Days 2 Business days
South Carolina 4 weeks 10-15 Business days
South Dakota 3 weeks 7-10 Business days
Tennessee 5 Business Days 3 Business days
Texas 10 business days 3-5 business day
Utah 4 weeks 10-12 Business days
Vermont 7 business days 3-5 business days
Virginia 3 business days 2 Business days
Washington 2-4 Business days 2 Business days
West Virginia 4 weeks 10-15 Business days
Wisconsin 5-7 Business days 1-2 Business Days
Wyoming 7-10 business days 3-5 business days
All businesses must obtain a business license, and an EIN and select legal structure as a sole propr., partnership, or LLC, Corp. Legal structure selection requires a certificate filing. For example, an LLC requires an LLC articles of organization certificate.
Business License obtainment is $39, Seller's Permit $39, and DBA/LLC/Corp. is $49 plus state filing fees.
Most filings are done on the same day or about 1-3 days. To see LLC and Corp. click here.
You can take a short quiz and it will tell you what you need to register your business. Click on the "Quiz" link at the top of the page.
LLC / Corporation set up. We file the articles and provide the bylaws and operating agreement. All LLCs and Corporations need an EIN as well.
Seller's Permit: We obtain a seller's permit also called a state or wholesale ID as well as retail or buyer ID. Most seller's permit / sales tax ID applicants need an EIN as well.
DBA Fictitious Business Name. You don't need it if you file a corporation or LLC but you do need it if you using a trade name such as "Marylin's Flower Shop".
LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL
Seller's Permit, DBA, LLC, Business License, Federal EIN, State EIN, or Corporation.
A business license is also called a business tax registration or home occupation license.
Welcome to Business License Information Service.
All Businesses need a business license. In addition:
If you are selling merchandise items, you will also need a seller's license. If you will be an employer, you will need a federal Employer ID # and a
State Employer ID # for employment tax withholding.
Finally: If you file as S Corporation or Limited Liability Co (LLC) corporate entity or you have other LLC members, you need a federal EIN.
Getting one requires obtaining the requirements, cost, fees, and the application form as well as knowing the type of license for your business.
Most businesses are required to comply with business permit regulations. All businesses need some type of federal, state, county, or local business license, permit, and tax registration. Requirements vary by business activity and state, county or city location but even online and home business need a business license. Business Registration Service: Apply Online & Obtain a Business License for you state, county or city.
Here, you will learn about every business license, permit, and tax registration from a California Business License to a Florida Business License as well as all the other states in U.S. Thinking of starting a business in any State in The U.S? Whether you want to start a business in an office space or run a business from home, you need to submit the right forms to meet each state's requirements.
Provide information about the kind of business you want to form. You will find out: 1) if you need to apply for a Business License (BL), and 2) what business license forms you need to complete.
HOME OCCUPATION PERMIT
INFORMATION ON LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL LICENSES
TAKE A 3-5 MINUTES QUIZ AND YOU WILL KNOW WHAT YOU NEED
JUST ENTER TYPE OF BUSINESS, LOCATION AND ENTITY TYPE
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