Frequently Asked Questions
Note: These frequently asked questions are found on the Comptroller's website. For more details, please follow this link to their website.
Does every business need a license?
What types of business require a license?
What are the fees for the Traders License?
What's the difference between a Traders License and a Traders Show License?
What should construction construction businesses remember?
Are out-of-state construction businesses working in Maryland required to obtain a special license?
What about nonprofit organizations?
What should auctioneers keep in mind?
What is a Declaration of Inventory form?
What kinds of services are available from the State License Bureau?
If I'm the new owner of a business, am I liable for any delinquencies incurred by the previous owner?
What if a business fails to remit required license fees to the local Clerk of the Court?
How far back can state officials investigate a delinquent license matter?
Where can customers report a complaint about a business?
What should I remember about license renewals?
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