How to Start a Woodworking Business in Florida

How to Start a Woodworking Business In Florida

Here is information on how to start a woodworking business in the state of Florida.  This will apply to woodturning, wood carving, wood crafts, and any other wood-related home or shop business.

There are specific requirements on how to start a woodworking business in Florida.  You must do your own thorough research, as laws change regularly.  Here are some steps you may have to take (not necessarily in order) to start your woodworking business, along with links to more information.
Here is a website to help you get started with your business in Florida: http://www.floridatrend.com/small-business

1. Register your woodworking business name.

Find out more about registering a fictitious name here: https://efile.sunbiz.org/ficregintro.html

2. Select your business structure.

Most small businessess are sole-proprietorships.  Find out more here: http://www.floridatrend.com/small-business

3.  Register your woodworking business.

You can register your wordworking business with the state of Florida here: Florida Business Registration

4. Open a Business Checking Account.

You will need to open a separate bank account for your woodworking business with your new business name.

5. Florida Taxes.

Find out about business and sales taxes here:

7. City License.

You may be required to obtain a license to operate a woodworking business in your area.

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