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STARTING YOUR BUSINESSLegal Considerations

PROFESSIONAL LICENSING

Certain services require a professional license and are regulated by the
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. If you have
questions about whether a specific service, establishment or individual may
require a license, call (850) 487-1395, or visit their website at
myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/services.html
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation controls licensing
and regulates businesses and professionals in Florida, such as cosmetologists,
veterinarians, real estate agents and pari-mutuel wagering facilities. The
department is under the executive branch of the governor and is governed
by Chapter 120, F.S. The department is structured according to the
requirements of Section 20.165, F.S.

                                The Florida Department of Agriculture
                                and Consumer Services
                                   The Florida Department of Agriculture and
                                   Consumer Services supports and promotes
                                   Florida agriculture, protects the environment,
                                   safeguards consumers and ensures the
                                   safety and wholesomeness of food. For more
                                   information you can visit freshfromflorida.com,
                                   or call 1-800-help-fla.

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