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  • Where can I find out information about the business license process?

  • What information is required to obtain a business license?

  • What is a fictitious name?

  • What is the State Corporation Commission?

  • How can I file business license information?

  • How long does it take to get a business license?

  • How much does a business license cost?

  • How do I renew my local business license?

  • Do I need to renew my license if the business made less than $4,000 in the prior year or anticipates making less than $4,000 in the upcoming year?

  • How soon after the first of the year may I file my business license renewal?

  • If I do not have access to a computer, how can I file for my business license?

  • In reviewing the information I supplied to your office, I realized that I filed incorrectly or I need to change the physical or mailing address. How do I make necessary changes?

  • If my business involves meals/beverages or lodging/room rental, are there any additional filing or tax requirements?

  • What other types of business taxes are there?

  • What is tangible personal property?

  • How often must I file a list of my business tangible personal property?

  • What is the personal property tax rate for business equipment?

  • Is there a late filing penalty for failure to file a return by the prescribed deadline?

  • Why do contractors need to supply a list of their subcontractors for jobs?

  • Do I need to report any changes to my business?

  • What do I need to do to close my Business?