The good news is: You are not alone. By the end of 2020, the U.S. would process a record 4.4 million new business applications to be quickly followed by a record 5.4 million new business applications in 2021. And through it all, Florida remained at the forefront. Between January 2021 and 2022, the Sunshine State accounted for 683,680 of all new business applications filed nationwide, soundly beating its nearest competitors.
Your guide covering the documents and registrations required by the Florida Division of Corporations.
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First-time unemployment claims in Florida dipped for a third consecutive week. The drop in Florida came as jobless claims nationally increased by 14,000 to 262,000.
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- NASA selects two UCF scientists to lead robotic exploration mission to the moon
NASA has selected two planetary scientists at the University of Central Florida to lead a 2026 robotic mission to explore a mysterious section of the moon known as the Gruithuisen Domes.
- Florida Citizens surpasses 1 million insurance policies
Florida’s residual market insurer, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, has now surpassed more than 1 million policies, the first time it has been at this level of portfolio exposure, in terms of policy count, since 2013.
- Florida state law enforcement officers receive pay raise but no bonus check this year
Florida state law enforcement officers won't be seeing $1,000 bonus checks this year, but they are receiving a pay raise — the first in years.