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Business start-up requirements vary among states. Learn more about business start-up laws for self-employed sole proprietors and general partners starting residential house cleaning businesses.
More useful information for residential house cleaners just getting started:
Disclaimer: State start-up law articles are written for information purposes only. The information provided is not official legal, financial or tax advice. It is important that you do your own research for up to date and legal information.
In states that don’t require statewide license registration, licenses and taxes have to be applied for at local county and city offices. The office that handles business licenses and tax registration is usually the county or city clerk.
In some cases, the county or city will also not have a general business license or tax permit. It is a good idea to call or visit your local county or city government to find out local requirements for house cleaning businesses and home-based businesses.