When it isn't on your mind, Georgia may be reaching into your wallet. Georgia regulates a fair number of industries and counts on the revenues to help fund the tight-budgeted state. Businesses can expect to obtain a combination of state, county and city licenses.
In Georgia, broker-Dealers perform securities sales and purchases for commission. These agencies – often known as brokerages – are federally regulated and monitored. However, states also regulate securities firms and may have their own licensing process, if not additional fees brokers must pay on top of their federal licensing costs.