Legal Business

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by quadracer_13, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. quadracer_13

    quadracer_13 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 50

    What is needed to start a lawn care business legally? And are there any fees? Licenses?
     
  2. quadracer_13

    quadracer_13 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 50

    basically what i am asking is other than the equipment, what do i need to be a completely legal business?
     
  3. browningv308

    browningv308 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 160

    #1 get a business licence through your county or city #2 register your business name through your county or city #3 get a landscaper licence through your state # get a tax id # from the gov # 4 get insurance # 6 open a separate banking account for your business #7 get some work #8 get paid #9 get more work#10 hire an accountant to handle your money problems
     
  4. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Posts: 7,053

    Is 5 really that bad that you can't tell them what it is? :D
     
  5. browningv308

    browningv308 LawnSite Member
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    # 5 learn how to count this is the reason you need an accountant
     
  6. jtlandscaping

    jtlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 25

    Does 5 also include paying taxes?
     

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