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.
Anyone who has ever had their flu or cold eased by Vapo-Rub has enjoyed a little piece of Greensboro on their chest. Vicks is just one of the major corporations that took hold in Greensboro as the town industrialized. Today, Greensboro has a significant, established economy with serious transportation, manufacturing, shipping, education, and hospitality sectors. Like most North Carolina cities, Greensboro has a number of local business regulations requiring somewhat involved licensing and permitting. In many cases, residents must apply in-person and interact with city officials in order to get their businesses approved.