Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Congratulations, November licensees!

Congratulations to the following Licenses, Etc. clients who were approved in November:

·         Ronald Maret at Ocala Plastering Inc. of Ocala, FL
·         Jose Pose at Posetek Appliance Services, LLC of Bonita Springs, FL
·         Steven D. Moss at Liberty Solutions Florida, LLC of Charlotte, NC
·         Glenn Babst at Glenn's Plumbing, Inc. of Marco Island, FL
·         James Hawley at Storm Solutions, Inc. of Fort Myers, FL
·         Henry H. Sherrill, III, at Custom Climate Concepts, Inc. of Palmetto, FL
·         Adam Canales at Gator Cooling, LLC of Fort Myers, FL
·         Brien Mastriana at Matriana Construction, Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, FL
·         Garrett Grabowski at Certified Property Restoration, LLC of Port Saint Lucie, FL
·         Christopher S. Fox at Precision Roofing of North Florida, Inc. of St. Augustine, FL
·         Robert Mauceli at Vision Developer of Naples, FL
·         Patrick Hynes at The Martin Group, Limited Liability Company of Matawan, NJ
·         Brian Rippl at 5 Smooth Stones, LLC of Fort Myers, FL
·         James Hawley at Storm Solutions, Inc. of Fort Myers, FL
·         Khalil Nemer at Sonrise Construction, Inc. of Swartz Creek, MI
·         Donald Fecher at Donald Fecher Construction Services, LLC of Largo, FL
·         Derek Isaacson at Citory Solutions, LLC of Harmony, FL

And remember if you would like to be set up on Social Media Networking sites, call Lisa at 239.963.5369 for more information.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Fictitious Name Renewal

So we all love this time of year.  The ending of another glorious year.  We can start wrapping things up and hope that next year will be even better.  But it is also a time when a lot of renewals come due.  One of those is fictitious name renewal. 

When you file for a fictitious name, it is good for 5 years. Your renewal must be filed by December 31st of the 5th year since you filed to remain active. This can easily be done online at If you fail to file the renewal, the registration will "Expire" and will not be able to simply be renewed or reinstated. You would need to file a new fictitious name registration all over again. This will include another ad in the paper, too.

When you renew your fictitious name, it will be active again for another 5 years. The fee is $50.00 and at this time you can change your mailing address, the county of the principal place of business, the federal identification tax number and the name and/or address of any owner.

Many people have questions regarding if they need a fictitious name or not. This is because most people don’t understand what a fictitious name is. All it means is any name being used to do business other than the legal name of the company. An example would be ABC Contracting, Inc. that would like to advertise themselves using the name ABC.  This usually pertains to franchises like when a local company wants to do business as McDonald’s.

If you have a fictitious name and aren’t sure if you are due this year, go to and type in your name. Click on the link for your name that should appear on the next page and find the expiration date listed under the filing information.  As always, if you need help in filing or would like further clarification, give the gals at Licenses, Etc. a quick call.  We are always here to help.