Monthly Archives: March 2013

Florida Supreme Court Affirms “Draconian” Penalties for Unlicensed Contractors

More than two dozen types of businesses, everything from construction firms to talent agencies, require a license from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Not only is it a crime to operate in a regulated industry or profession … Continue reading

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Understanding LLC Operating Agreements

A limited liability company (LLC) provides a flexible legal entity for one or more persons to enter into business together. An LLC combines the liability protections of a corporation with the governance benefits of a partnership. As an LLC, you … Continue reading

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Can I Run My Florida Business Out of My Home?

If you’re just starting a small business in the City of Naples or Collier County area, you may be looking to save money by operating out of your home until you can afford proper retail or commercial office space. A … Continue reading

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Understanding Florida Sales Taxes

If you’re thinking about starting a retail business in the Naples, Florida area, it’s important to understand state and local laws related to sales taxes. Retailers are responsible for collecting sales taxes from customers and remitting the same to the … Continue reading

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