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what national laws apply to operating a rental business?

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what national laws apply to operating a rental business?

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Hello, I will be assisting you.

TheLegalistEsq :

What type of rental business are you referring to?

Customer:

Renting outdoor equipment, such as skis and camping gear.

TheLegalistEsq :

There are no "national" laws that govern such activities. The Federal Trade Commission does govern "national" activities but it is typically in connection with the prevention of consumer fraud (for example proper disclosures in advertising etc.)

TheLegalistEsq :

The type of activity you mentioned are governed by the states

Customer:

I found state requiring business license. but I'm not sure if my business would apply. It's a partnership with four other people and we are just wanting to rent out our own personal outdoor equipment

TheLegalistEsq :

I understand. Well, as far as national laws there are no regulations so long as you are not providing financing.

Customer:

okay, thank you for your help.

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