Law Enforcement in Jackson Hole, WY Goes After Negligent Business Owners

Jackson, Wyoming: Fines may be coming for lapsed business licensees.

Sparking a wider compliance check, the lack of business licenses was found to be a much larger problem than initially thought…around 100 businesses in Jackson are operating illegally.

“There are quite a number of businesses in the town of Jackson doing business without a business license,” he said. “From my understanding the town is losing in the hundreds of thousands [in application fees.]

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Changes Implemented Regarding What Business Owners Pay for Licenses in California County

Monterey, California: New business license tax structure kicks in

Monterey Finance Director Julie Porter noted that while some business owners will end up paying more, others will see amounts similar to previous years, while still others will pay less.

…The overall intent, according to Porter, was not only for the total city tax that’s collected to stay close to the same but to make the system easier and in line with what many other cities base their business license taxes on.

Find out your requirements to operate a business a Monterey County here.

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City of Ukiah, California to Bring Business License Program Back In-House

In 2013, the City Council voted unanimously to hire Muniservices to administer its business license program, and almost immediately residents expressed frustration with the change, since the process moved online and well out of county with no in-person customer service.

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Operating Without a License is Caught

Unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary shut down in Carson, California.

“We investigated, confirmed the tip, and paid them a visit,”…

The city does not allow marijuana dispensaries, and is now debating how to best regulate all related businesses once the state lays out new rules for recreational manufacturing, cultivation and distribution of marijuana.

No reason to do any type of business without a license in Carson when everything you need to know is right here.

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Enforcement is Cracking Down on Illegal Business Operations in Jackson Hole

Cops in Jackson, Wyoming: If you’re doing business, get a license.

“If you’ve been operating a business without a license and you’ve been getting away with it,” Schultz said, “that’s going to come to an end very soon.”

Schultz estimates there are around 100 businesses in Jackson operating illegally and the police plan to shut them all down and force them to get proper licenses.

“We’re going to enforce it,” Schultz said. “People need to follow the law.”

To start your business license process for Jackson or any other city, go here.

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Local Electrical Contractors Worried About Survival in Wake of New Bill

Electricians in Missouri are concerned about new State license bill, claiming it gives larger companies an advantage to do business in the state over local contractors.

Paul Gross, owner of Paul’s Electric Service, St. Clair, says the new licensing standard will essentially kill off the small electrical contractor trade, which is already suffering from a lack of young electricians.

“I was personally shocked to have heard absolutely nothing about his bill before it was signed by the governor,” Gross said. “Not a single contractor I know, or anyone from Franklin County was consulted.”

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Orangeburg County, SC: Business owners oppose, County defends business license proposal

Angry business owners…complain about plans to create a new countywide business license requirement.

They argued that the county budget has room for cuts and that the new cost would hurt businesses.

“If you don’t drop this proposal and try not to pass this bill, you’re going to have a lot of companies that’s not going to start businesses in your county”…

You business license requirements for Orangeburg County start here.

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Sour Citizen Threatens Young Girl Selling Lemonade in California

California girl’s lemonade stand threatened by man who demanded to see business license.

“The man just pulled up next to her and asked for her business license and then told her, ‘I’m calling the police’ and then got on the phone and began speaking as if he was talking to police,” LaRouche said…”She was so scared that she came home crying and sobbing and said she didn’t want to go to jail.”

Whether this is legitimate or not, you can find your business license requirements for Discovery Bay, California or any other US city by starting here.

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Pet Lovers & Dog-Sitters Upset Over Law that Bans Watching Animals Without a License

NYC is cracking down on people who watch other people’s pets for money, without licenses.

Health Department rules ban anyone from taking money to care for an animal outside a licensed kennel — and the department has warned a popular pet-sitting app that its users are breaking the law.

“The laws are antiquated,” said Chad Bacon, 29, a dog sitter in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, with the app Rover. “If you’re qualified and able to provide a service, I don’t think you should be penalized.”

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Red Carpet Rolled Out for Medical Marijuana Businesses in Arkansas Town

City of Hot Springs, Arkansas rolls back ban on medical marijuana business applications.

“We feel comfortable that we can go forward with receiving applications from individuals or companies who are interested in engaging in this type of business,” he added.

And the city is even adopting a resolution to show it’s not opposed to medical marijuana enterprise operating in the corporate limits.

To start your application process for dispensing or cultivating medical marijuana in Hot Springs or any other US city, go here.

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