Small Business

Florida abandons plan for one-stop business registration site

Envisioning all the whiz-bang capabilities of a modern statewide government registration website is easy. Actually building that website to perform all the promised tasks? Not as easy.

But unlike the federal government, ridiculed after rolling out a flawed Obamacare signup site in 2013, Florida lawmakers are pulling the plug on a planned Web portal intended to allow new businesses to register with all required state agencies and departments.

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