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Multiple Lines Of Business FAQs

HB32 was signed into law on 7/31/2014, Chapter 110 SLA 14, with an effective date of 10/29/2014. For information on Chapter 110 SLA 14 including the original bill, amendments, and intent go to HB32 Bill History.

As a result of new business licensing law (effective 10/29/2014), a business may have multiple (different) lines of business (activities) on one (1) business license, instead of one (single) line of business (activity) per business license.

1.   What Does This Mean? 2.   What if I own multiple business licenses with the same business name, can I reduce them down to one business license? 3.   What if I own multiple business licenses with different business names, can I reduce them down to one business license?

This Division does not provide legal advice. The information contained within these webpages is provided for your convenience and is not to be interpreted as legal advice. It is your responsibility to know what your registering, reporting and filing requirements are based on your specific business activities. Not knowing what is expected of you may not preclude you from the legal obligation to meet these requirements and compliance with the law. You are encouraged to seek the advice of a professional, such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Attorney if you need additional assistance.


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