General Resources

Below are a few great resource websites that will be helpful, if not essential, to an entrepreneur doing business in Florida.  If you find that you need assistance navigating the legal requirements of running your business, please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Florida Department of State Division of Corporations

  • Information on doing business in Florida
  • Business Entity registration and information
  • Fictitious Name registration and information
  • Judgment Lien registration and information
  • Florida Trademark registration and information

United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States Copyright Office

Florida Statutes
The most current Florida Statutes, searchable, and FREE

  • Florida Corporations – Chapter 607
  • Florida Limited Liability Companies  – Chapter 605
  • Florida Non-Profit Corporations – Chapter 617
  • Florida Professional Corporations and Limited Liability Companies – Chapter 621

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

  • Information on professional services that require licensing in Florida
  • Applications for Licensing
  • Other services for licensed individuals and professionals
  • Services and Information for those doing business with licensed businesses or professionals

IRS Resource Page for Small Businesses

  • Small Business Information Publications
  • Video Tutorials
  • Employment Tax information
  • Business Expenses information
  • Business Tax information

Great Informational Tutorial for New Business Owners

  • Highly Recommended for ALL new business owners
  • Essential information of business accounting and records keeping
  • Employment Requirement Information
  • Employment Taxes: Income, Social Security, Medicare, and Unemployment

State of Florida Business Resources
Great place to start looking at information on taxes, licensing, and other State requirements and resources.

  • State Corporate Tax Information
  • State Sales Tax Information
  • State Unemployment Tax Information
  • Start-up kit for new business owners with the most basic information necessary for Florida Businesses
  • Tutorials