Q: Would like to know what type of license would I need to start an online clothing boutique and be able to but wholesale
A: You would at least need an occupational license from your city or county.
A: Typically you would start by establishing your own entity with the state of Florida (sunbiz). Also, obtain an EIN number if you haven't already. Then obtain your occupational license (now called a Business Tax Receipt), which depending on your area you need both the city and county license (yes even if an online business). I would also consult with a CPA to help you with the IRS portion and collecting sales tax.
Hope this helps and congrats on your new business venture!
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