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Administrative & Legal Issues

  • SunBiz: Division of Corporations
    Florida's Department of State Division of Corporations. Use this site to look up corporate filings, officer names, DBA's, and other governmental regulations for Florida business.
    A government website to help small businesses understand their legal requirements and provide links to state and local agencies.
  • Register for an Employer Identification Number
    All companies with employees must have an EIN. This page will answer basic questions regarding EINs and provide a link for applying for an EIN.
    Inexpensive business forms for all kinds of legal transactions.

Buying an Existing Business

  • BizBuySell
    A comprehensive national database of businesses that are for sale. You can specify geographic region, line of business, and asking price.
  • Franchise Gator
    A searchable resource on the franchise industry. It can be searched by level of investment and business category.

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