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need some help

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by newguy16, Jun 26, 2003.

  1. newguy16

    newguy16 LawnSite Member
    from Delware
    Messages: 1

    Hello everyone, i'm a 16 year old kid who needs some help. I want to start a lawn service in my home state. I live in DE and I wanted to know if any of you knew what liscences I would need to obtain to start this business. And if you knew how I can obtain them. Thank you very much.
  2. Let it Grow

    Let it Grow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 476

    It depends on your state. They probably have a website that will tell you exactly what you need. If you are just mowing, then you will probably only need a business license, which is real easy to get. In my state if you earn less than $12,000 per year you don't even need a business license, but it is probably different where you live. Get on the internet and look for your state's website, then spend a whole lot of time on this site just reading posts. It will help you out tons.
  3. Heron Cove PM

    Heron Cove PM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 216

    Check with all government agencies. Around here, it's as simple as making a trip to the County Court House. They gave us all the answers we needed. Do a search on the internet (as stated above). Type in your state .gov.

    Good Luck!


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