Q: I intend to incorporate an LLC. in Crossville, TN. What business licenses will I need?
My LLC will sell both tangible (DVD's, CD's, etc.) and intangible (Domain names, websites, etc.) items.
My business will be located outside the city limits.
You should check with the "county clerk" in you county. Obviously, you won't need anything from the City, but there could also be a county business license. Some types of businesses are exempt, so a phone call to that office might be enough.
If you are creating an LLC, the LLC will need a tax I.D. number ( you can get it online from the IRS) and of course, the numbers that are assigned by the Tennessee Secretary of State when you file your LLC paperwork in the office. If you are selling things in Tennessee, you will need to collect sales tax for the Tennessee Department of Revenue, so you should check with them also about establishing an account for that. Tennessee has an excellent website for all its offices ( TN.gov). You can do lots of things online through that.
Sorry, I am not of any help with the internet/domain name issues. Those things are regulated ( domain names, in particular) but I have no experience in that area, other than buying my own website name. Hope this helps.
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