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.
- Florida jobless claims return to more average pace
First-time unemployment claims in Florida increased last week after dipping around Thanksgiving, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Trulieve faces lawsuit over layoffs
Workers laid off by Trulieve, Inc., the state’s largest medical-marijuana operator, have filed a potential class-action lawsuit alleging the Tallahassee-based company failed to give adequate notice before letting them go.
- Tampa Bay’s GDP grew $16.5B from 2019 to 2021, outpacing Florida, U.S.
New federal data shows the region’s economic hit early in the pandemic may not have been as severe as originally feared.
- SpaceX launch sends up competitor’s internet satellites
SpaceX lent a hand to company OneWeb after several of its planned launches in Russia were canceled in the wake of the Ukraine invasion.
- Will recession worries impact Sarasota-Bradenton's job market in 2023?
The Sarasota-Bradenton metro area's unemployment rate has remained below 3% throughout all of 2022, which is near historic lows and has led to wage growth as companies compete for workers.