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FAQ: State Business Licenses

What should construction businesses remember?

Builders are required to obtain a construction license, in addition to any registration required under the Maryland Home Builder Registration Act. Construction companies building new homes or entering into contracts to sell new homes should contact the Home Builder Registration Unit of the Maryland Attorney General's Office at 410-576-6573.

 



 
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Business License FAQs
  1 - Does every business need a license?
  2 - What types of businesses require a license?
  3 - Are wholesalers exempt from the Trader's License requirement?
  4 - What's the difference between a Trader's License and a Trader's Show License?
  5 - What should construction businesses remember?
  6 - Are out-of-state construction business working in Maryland required to obtain a special license?
  7 - What about nonprofit organizations?
  8 - What should auctioneers keep in mind?
  9 - What is a Declaration of Inventory form?
  10 - What kinds of services are available from the State License Bureau?
  11 - If I'm the new owner of a business, am I liable for any delinquencies incurred by the previous owner?
  12 - What if a business fails to remit required license fees to the local Clerk of the Court?
  13 - How far back can state officials investigate a delinquent license matter?
  14 - Where can customers report a complaint about a business?
  15 - What are the fees for the Trader's License?
  16 - What should I remember about license renewals?
 
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