Small Business Rhode Island information:
Starting and operating a small business in Rhode Island is similar to any other state but there will be regulatory differences.
The Official State of Rhode Island Portal has lots of great information. It is pretty heavy reading though and very "government talk" but it outlines:
There are various types of administration required for small business in Rhode Island and this depends on what stage you are at in your business:
If you need to find out about licensing relating to small business in Rhode Island go to Rhode Island Small Business Guide . This is the department that is responsible for licenses in small business. Generally for most businesses there is only a license for business name registration but in Rhode Island they also have motor vehicle dealers and repairer licenses.
On this site you will find forms, and more information about the licenses relevant to your small business.
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