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  • Illinois Business Licenses and Permits

    Getting licensed in Illinois

    The home of Abraham Lincoln runs light on state-level governmental controls. Instead, most business licensing is left to the local level, especially in Chicago which boasts more than 70 different business licenses. Outside the big city, counties also play an important role in business governance.

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