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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Contracts for California on
Q: What permits/licenses are required in unincorporated San Bernardino County CA to sell and sample prepackaged jerky?

What is required to sell (with manufacturer's blessing) in the following settings:

• supply a small retail store

•give samples a inside store (following health codes provided by manufacturer)

•sell online

•direct sales & samples at public events... View More

Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez
answered on Feb 13, 2019

Hi, the permits/licenses you will need depend on where you are going to "cook" your product as well as where you are going to sell your food. Since you are planning on making your jerky in unincorporated San Bernardino, CA, you should start with the County of San Bernardino. Their website... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Formation and Business Law for California on
Q: Hi, which licenses are needed for a business that holds customers money in accounts that they can access across country?

At first I thought a money transmitter license was needed, but since no money is sent on behalf of the user to someone else, and instead it’s just them withdrawing/depositing in other areas, it doesn’t seem that is needed. ThankS!

Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez
answered on Feb 13, 2019

Hi, every state is going to have a different law and most will require a slightly different type of license. The most common type of license is a "money transmitter" license. Most, but not all, of these licenses are regulated by each state's Department of Banking Department/Division.... View More

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