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Do I Need an Auctioneer License to Run an Online Auction?

What kind of licenses do I need to run an online auction in Michigan?
Nina Kaufman answered February 18, 2011
URL: http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/222251
I'm glad you specified your state, because different states have different licensing requirements when it comes to certain business activities. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has a list of the businesses that require a license. Note that "auctioneer" is among them. Additionally, depending on what you will be auctioning, other licenses may be involved as well. It's best to speak to a local business attorney who deals with auctions to determine which of these licenses will apply to your situation.

Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. is an award-winning New York City attorney, edutainer and author. Under her Ask The Business Lawyer brand, she reaches thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners with her legal services, professional speaking, information products, and LexAppeal weekly ezine. She also writes the Making It Legal blog.