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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.
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Hey fellas I am wanting to be a legit business here where if any should I register so I can file taxes and not get into trouble down the road. I am lost on how to do this. Thanks
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Do you need to have a business license to mow in your area? You may or may not.

You could just potentially use your personal name for your business and have the checks made out to you. Get some liability insurance and you would be all set.

If you want to create a business name. You would most likely register that at your county courthouse.

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I first did the county clerks office and then my wife decided to make it an LLC and contacted Rocket Lawyer. They took care of everything and answer all your questions you would ever have. It costed like $500 I prob could have gotten it done cheaper locally but it was fast and simple
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I first did the county clerks office and then my wife decided to make it an LLC
For the newer business owners just starting up, can you tell us a little about why you decided to go with an LLC? What did you feel were the advantages to it?
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