If you say you are licensed in California, you need to be really specific what that means. Different licensing agencies get a little upset when you use a generic term such as “licensed”.

However license, registered and certificate have similar meanings.  A license is an official document,  to “be registered”  says you have gotten a license or certificate to do something and a certificate is an official document attesting that you have registered and gotten a license. And you could get a license from any number of places in california.

California Licenses

any company doing business in california must be registered with the state of california and have a california corporation number. Even if that company is incorporated in another state and doing business in california, they must file with the secretary of state, file a california corporation income tax return and pay the min of $800.00 per year to the state of california.

chaotic cancellation is a california corporation, registered in the state of california with a california corporation number C2813764

a business license is required usually the city where your business is located.

chaotic cancellation has a business license in Concord, CA

a fictitious business name certificate has to filed with the county in which your business is located. Per california law, under the BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE SECTION 17900-17930.  17900. (a) (1) The purpose of this section is to protect those dealing with individuals or partnerships doing business under fictitious names, and it is not intended to confer any right or advantage on individuals or firms that fail to comply with the law. The filing of a fictitious business name certificate is designed to make available to the public the identities of persons doing business under the fictitious name.

chaotic cancellation has filed our fictitious business name with contra costa county and has received a certificate of filing

any businesses selling or leasing tangible property must obtain a Seller’s Permit from the State Board of Equalization.

chaotic cancellation reseller number is 101-584905

depending on what you do, you may be required to have a license or registered or have a certificate with that agency.

chaotic cancellation is not a certified public accountant and does not have a license with california board of accountancy

Julie Wiggins is a California Registered Tax Preparer, ID A274465 (registered with the State of California)

 IRS Licenses

Anyone doing tax returns for a fee (aka getting paid), must have a Preparer Tax Identification Number or PTIN to prepare returns

chaotic cancellation’s PTIN is P01065945

An authorized IRS E-File Provider must pass a FBI criminal background check and a credit history, you can look up authorized file providers here

chaotic cancellation is an authorized IRS e-file provider