Business consultants advise managers and business owners on a variety of issues including strategy, finance, efficiency, and policy. Even a consulting firm of one is a business. Many consultants operate out of their homes and make the mistake of assuming they can run their businesses license-free. However, most cities and states require business tax registration and licensing for all businesses, of all sizes – and some require Home Occupation Permits for home-based businesses.
Once an agricultural town, Augusta has blossomed as an important center for medicine. With both medical schools and teaching hospitals, Augusta is a place patients go looking for new hopes and miracles. A lively arts scene and beautiful surroundings make the town pleasant. For an entrepreneur, Augusta is also a friendly place to set up shop. With limited local business licensing and permits, business owners have few local requirements with which to contend. However, more regulatory Georgia has its own set of licenses and permits business in all towns must hold.