After your Alabama LLC is approved, you’ll need to comply with federal, state, and local government license and permit requirements.
Your requirements are determined by the industry you are in and where your business is located.
Types of licenses you may need in Alabama
Below are some license and permits examples:
- Department of Revenue State Tax ID number
- Business operation license/business privilege license
- Sales tax license
- Seller/reseller permit
- Building permit
- Health permit
- Signage permit
- Home occupation permit
- Zoning and land use permits
- Withholding taxes (if you have employees)
Industries that are more regulated have more requirements.
Do it yourself in Alabama
Below are some resources for determining your Alabama license and permit requirements yourself:
Alabama State Tax Registration
Alabama Department of Revenue: Business
Alabama Department of Revenue: Sales Tax
Alabama Department of Revenue: Business Tax Online Registration System
Alabama Business Licenses
Alabama Department of Revenue: Business & License Tax
Local County Requirements
You’ll need to contact the county where your LLC is located to obtain the requirements. Contact info for all 67 counties can be found here:
Association of County Commissions of Alabama: County Links
Free Business Counseling with the Alabama Small Business Development Center
Alabama Small Business Development Center: Register
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