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Postby Mila on Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:17 pm

Hi Julie, you don't need a license to sell certain services - for example virtual assistance, transcription, etc. I'm not sure about what you're doing but I imagine it's similar.

As an independent contractor or self employed person basically you just have to make sure you pay your taxes and cover any legal/financial obligations... an accountant can help you with that, but as far as I know you can set up a website, offer a service and that's it. For specific home businesses there are certain licenses that you need to apply for but not for a virtual business such as this.
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Postby Mara B on Mon Oct 22, 2007 2:08 pm

I would ask the County Clerk office and see what they have to say. Some service businesses do require a license. You could also ask an accountant (if you don't have one, you'll probably want to get one), and they'll be able to tell you more what's required.
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