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  • Presented by Business Licenses, LLC Airmont, NY
  • Services for the Procurement and Management of Business Licenses, Permits, & Tax Registrations Licensing Simplified
  • Licensing Simplified About Us
    • Our company employs 60 professionals, who excel in state and local government research and licensing rules and regulations
    • Our sizeable research team is in constant contact with every licensing jurisdiction
    • We cover every municipality in the entire U.S.
    • Our Online License Library (LAPEL) contains 58,000 digitized forms and documents
    • We serve thousands of companies, including many Fortune companies
    • We offer many products and services that streamline business license management
    • We are the only U.S. company specializing in business licenses and offering an Online Business License Library
  • Licensing Difficulties
    • Where to obtain new applications
    • Where to obtain renewal applications
    • Where to obtain renewal notices
    • What are the rules and regulations
    • Which licensing jurisdictions apply
    • How to contact licensing authorities
    • Breaking pencils and typewriters
    • Which licenses are required Licensing Simplified
  • Licensing Difficulties How to Contact Licensing Authorities?
    • Licenses are imposed on the federal, state, county, and municipal levels
    • Multiple licensing departments within a government agency
    • Licenses are administered by different agencies in each state
      • Continued… Licensing Simplified
    • A Sampling of Licensing Authorities
    Licensing Difficulties Licensing Simplified Zoning Dept. Tax Dept. Weights and Measures Dept. of Public Works Planning Dept. Dept. of Revenue Police Dept. Finance Dept. Pharmacy Dept. Inspections Dept. County Clerk’s Office Dept. of Health Fire Dept. Code Enforcement Board of Equalization City Clerk’s Office Building Dept. Dept. of Agriculture Municipal County State
    • Can you call?
      • You don’t know who to call
      • Governmental personnel are a nuisance to deal with
      • You have to wait for them to mail the applications
      • You have to drive down or send someone to pick it up
    • Can you find them on the Web?
      • Most licensing authorities do not post their license applications on the Web
      • It takes a lot of patience and many hours to navigate the often cluttered governmental Web sites
      • Even those applications that are posted on the Web, are not fill-able online, for the most part
    Where to Obtain License Applications and Information? Licensing Difficulties Licensing Simplified
  • Licensing Simplified Breaking Pencils and Typewriters… Licensing Difficulties
    • Manually filling out applications forces you to:
      • Spend hours filling out the forms, using pencils or typewriters
      • Heavily employ white-out
      • Re-submit many rejected applications because of errors
      • Rummage thru file cabinets, if you need to find a copy of a filed application
  • Licensing Difficulties Which licenses, permits, or tax registrations apply?
    • Licenses, permits, & tax registrations differ by business type, business location, and business activity
    • Each licensing authority imposes its own set of rules. This information is very difficult to ascertain Licensing Simplified
  • Licensing Simplified The need to re-apply for licenses is constant and ongoing… Staying Fully Licensed
    • Change in corporate structure
    • Adding a location
    • Putting up a sign
    • Adding a service, item, or, structure, such as an: elevator, alarm, boiler, shed, etc.
    • Servicing a new location
    • Moving to a different location
    • Closing a location
    • Seasonal sales
    • Going out of business sales
    • Trade shows, kiosks, service personnel, truck deliveries
  • Licensing Simplified Pitfalls of not Being Licensed
    • You cannot open the location
    • You cannot add the item, service, or structure
    • Your location will be padlocked
    • You may be hit with costly penalties, interest, or even personal liens
    • Bad PR
    • Officers names are on the licenses, and not being in compliance may reflect on them personally
    • Features
      • Online repository of business license, permit, and tax registration information
      • Covers over 70,000 licensing authorities throughout the U.S. (federal, state, county, city)
      • Over 150 license types, covering all industries and business types
      • Licensing authority contact information
      • Nearly 60,000 up-to-date digitized application forms with instructions & fee schedules
      • Original and renewal applications
      • License ordinances and statutes
      • Find your licenses by ZIP code or state/county/city
      • Address GEO-coding
      • Original form images in PDF format and fill-able
      • Save completed forms for future reference
      • Specifically requested forms are e-mailed and uploaded within 48 business hours
      • Request Renewal feature enables the request of renewal notices directly from licensing authorities
    License & Permit Electronic Online Library (LAPEL) Our Solution Licensing Simplified
      • What if I don’t know which licenses & permits I need?
      • What if I didn’t receive my pre-printed renewal notice from a licensing authority?
    But what if… Our Solution Licensing Simplified
    • Features
      • Provides a customized electronic package -- based on a company’s specific business activities and locations
      • Identifies all the required business licenses, permits, and tax registrations
      • Licensing authority contact information (e.g. name, address, phone, e-mail, etc.)
      • The actual license, permit, and tax registration applications and addendums
      • Instructions, fee schedules, and licensing statutes
      • Detailed information on fees and addresses for the submission of applications
    Business License Compliance Package (BLCP) Our Solution Licensing Simplified
    • Features
      • You notify us of impending renewals
      • We procure the renewal notices from the licensing authorities
      • We send the renewal notice to a destination of your choosing
      • Optionally, we file the renewal on your behalf and send the renewed certificate to a destination of your choosing
    Renewal Notice Request Service Our Solution Licensing Simplified
  • Other Services
    • Filing
    • Gap Analysis
    • Renewal Management
    • Research Licensing Simplified
    • Filing
      • Based on your input, we fill out all the applications and apply on your behalf to the various licensing authorities. You simply sit back and receive your licenses, permits, & tax registrations
    • Gap Analysis
      • We analyze each of your locations to ensure that you are in full compliance
    • Renewal Management
      • We take care of all the renewals for you, by maintaining a due-date calendar for all your licenses, permits, & tax registrations
    • Research
      • We perform in-depth custom research based on your specific licensing needs
    Other Services Licensing Simplified
  • Small Sampling of Large LAPEL Customers
    • AMC Entertainment
    • Barnes & Noble
    • Harris
    • Northrop Grumman
    • Qualcomm
    • Sony
    • Swarovski
    • United Airlines
    • Vitamin Shoppes
    • Williams-Sonoma Licensing Simplified
    • Thank you for watching!
    • For any additional questions or to get a quote,
    • please contact:
    • * David Polatseck 800.679.3611, x101
    • [email_address]
    • * Abe Brach 800.679.3611, x103
    • [email_address]
    • * Jeff Astor 800.679.3611, x148
    • astorj Licensing Simplified