Business Licenses

Make it official. You're in business.

Things you'll learn:

  • Why you should get a business license.
  • Tools that can help you get your business license.

In most states it is illegal to be in business without a business license. Additionally, this license is a tool that is used as a credential for customers to see on Credentialed companies get at least 2 times the business of companies that have not verified their credentials on the site.

To find out what business licenses you need, we recommend this tool from the Small Business Administration.

You can also get some of these licenses when you start your business through LegalZoom.