Obtaining a License Gets a Bit Simpler for Illinois Business Owners

Wheeling, Illinois poised to end background checks for business owners.

The policy got extra attention when a longtime business owner complained the requirement infringed upon his constitutional rights.

...The village board implemented the ordinance in 2008, after a resident complained about being cheated by a business owner with a criminal record.

Although background checks are being nixed in Wheeling, business licenses are still essential for opening a small business. Start the process here.