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The answer is most likely yes. Without a license you may be conducting business illegally. Most businesses need a county or city license. Some considerations might be:
Business.gov's Permit Me tool allows you to get a listing of federal, state and local permits, licenses, and registrations you'll need to run a business.
The "expert" gave us information that we did not request and did not really answer the question we asked.
What we need to know is if we truly need to have a business license in every single community that we go to offer services. The business office is in our home, services will be managed there.
I am sorry for the vague answer and will try to go into more detail. Yes you are required to have a business license, not for every community but some form of state registration in the states that you are offering services. Businesses are required to comply with business license and business permit regulations. All businesses need some form of federal, state, county, or local business license, permit, and tax registration. Requirements vary by business activity and location. I am not an expert on each states requirements for doing business in a particular state. For more information you can go to www.business.gov.