Question by : What permits or licenses would I need for my online business?
I plan on opening an online business soon, selling sweets and other goodies completely through an online store. I live in Kansas City, Kansas. What permits and/or licenses would I need to acquire legally do so?
Answer by Jeniv the Brit
* Protecting Your Customers’ Privacy
Learn the necessary steps you should take to protect your customers from identity theft and other misuses of their personal information. Any business that collects personal or financial data either through online sales, credit reports or applications should understand these rules and regulations.
* Collecting Sales Tax Over the Internet
Information for online retailers on the rules and regulations for collecting sales and use taxes from your customers.
* Selling Internationally / Exporting
The Web has allowed a greater number of retailers to participate in the global economy. However, if you are going to ship your products overseas, you need to be familiar with some basic exporting rules and regulations.
* Online Advertising and Marketing
If you own an online store or buy ads on the Internet, you should be aware of the rules and regulations that ensure online advertising is fair and truthful.
* Digital Rights / Copyright
All online retailers and information services should understand basic rules of copyright when conducting business online.
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