Join Martha Garzon for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying for a county business tax receipt, part of Running a Web Design Business: Defining Your Business Structure.
…In this video, we'll review some common questions that counties might…ask when registering your business or applying for…a local county license, or county tax receipt.…Note that this process is the same for both sole proprietorship,…and LLC businesses, so you'll see this video repeated in both chapters.…First keep in mind that different counties often use different names for…their license.…It can be called a business certificate, a county license, or a county tax receipt.…
Contact your local office to confirm what name they use for their license.…On most county applications or registrations,…first you will have to provide basic information like business name,…business address, and business open date.…Other standard required information is the business' taxpayer identification number.…This number is either your Social Security number or…the federal employment identification number.…The fictitious name, a short description of the primary business activity,…the physical location, if the business is located in a commercial building or…
- Understanding your business-structure options
- Choosing your business structure using five key questions
- Establishing business names and fictitious business names
- Obtaining local licenses and permits
- Applying for city/county tax receipts
- Opening a business bank account
- Understanding state and federal taxes
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Business Structures
2. Sample Businesses
3. Forming a Sole Proprietorship
4. Forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC)
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