Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Starting a lawn care business.

Starting a lawn care business. How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.

Licensing and all that fun stuff

Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-14-2012, 04:28 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,073
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation

I went to my town hall last year hoping to register and they had no idea what i was talking about.. i guess ill try at it again.
Like Troy said, try your county court house and look for the clerk there to do it. There is probably a nominal filing fee, maybe $25?

Let us know how this turns out for you.
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator

Old 02-17-2012, 07:21 PM
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 78
Rep Power: 5
HAMPTON ROADS LAWN CARE is on a distinguished road

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Originally Posted by SaberLawnCare View Post
This is what i did.

1-went to my state website and signed up for my LLC. Prices vary from state to state, $50 bucks in missouri.

2-Called my county asked the appropriate questions. taxes licenses i need. Turns out I need none in my county since a business is not assessed a tax unless they sell a product.

3 Called my city. turns out it's the same as my county.

Each state, county, city is different. Just touch base with each and ask them what a business needs to do to get started.

Do not pay a lawyer to fill out paperwork UNTIL you try it yourself and absolutely cannot figure it out AND have taken that paperwork into your county office and ask them to help. Do not assume you need a lawyer for paperwork until all else fails, it is a waste of money.

I agree 1000% lol

I actually called the state corporation commission and filed my business name then called the irs and got my tax id for free and then went to the state and got my fictitious name (so i could drop the INC) and so i could do business in that city and sent the fictitious name back off to the state all in all in VA it cost me $130 for everything.

Legal Zoom is a rip off i learned after my last business that lawyers are crooks!!!

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is it legal for a lawn company to operate w/o proper licensing? Clays Landscape General Business Discussions 7 10-21-2011 11:43 PM
Pesticide & Fertilizer Licensing jymie Community Assistance 1 01-24-2011 02:19 AM
registering, licensing - Please Help!! RKTaylor Starting a lawn care business. 8 09-08-2009 09:18 AM
new stuff All Aspects Landscaping Promote your products or services 6 03-10-2008 08:03 PM
Stuff got in the way Steve General Business Discussions 0 03-07-2007 08:47 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Say Hello !!!
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
10-21-2016 10:11 AM
by Steve
1,262 447,220
Been here for a while
01-29-2014 04:49 PM
10-12-2016 09:57 AM
by Steve
3 1,578
Any successful one man...
09-26-2016 06:04 AM
10-06-2016 05:07 PM
by WarriorLandscapingCAN
9 827
Is there a sticky about...
10-03-2016 06:08 PM
10-04-2016 09:50 AM
by Steve
1 218
What were your top...
09-13-2016 05:10 PM
09-30-2016 11:49 AM
by AKDave
6 3,019
Define Successful
Fireman Gus
05-10-2012 05:12 PM
09-30-2016 11:39 AM
by AKDave
12 5,873
A quick Intro
08-14-2016 05:17 PM
09-29-2016 12:53 AM
by myrlage
3 1,686
» Popular Tags
annual apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts convention converting customer dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va lawn lawncare lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care seasonal snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy