Here is a great article on why you would WANT to legitimize your business and be licensed.
Without licensure the public has no protection against your running off with their money.
Because you are licensed you name will be registered in the state portal as a “real” business.
This client blindly sent $150 to a hairstylist for hair braiding services that she almost DIDN’T get because of a dead phone battery. So if you want to know more about the crackdown on Peer to Peer payments on apps like PayPal, Zelle, CashApp and others click here.