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Survey: Local Leaders Report Strong Demand to Retool Business Licensing


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With new technologies, changing business markets and emerging industries, states and local governments are always trying to adapt to new regulatory environments. To assist agencies Accela and the Government Business Council (GBC) polled a random sample of decision makers to provide insights on how governments are responding to new regulatory requirements and increased citizen demand for efficient processes in permitting and licensing. The new research offers recommendations, real-world examples of effective permitting and licensing strategies and a set of best practices for cities and local leaders to consider as they update,… Continue reading

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Business & Occupational Licensing: 5 Things Every Government Should Expect from their Vendor

Jason Shueh
It’s no secret that cities and states have an affinity for small businesses.They provide services in areas big box stores might dismiss for lack of size. They pay locals to deliver local goods. They add a sense of originality to localities and are often the key contributors to tax revenues. State and local governments know that enabling business growth enables communities. With this mindset, governments should always be hunting for business and occupational licensing solutions that can simplify the regulatory process so business owners can focus on services instead of paperwork.Unfortunately, finding the right IT vendor can be precarious. Some business and occupational licensing solutions radiate sheer innovation,… Continue reading

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