Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any penalties for engaging in business without a license?
Yes, any person engaging in or doing any business activity for which a license is required is subject to penalties, if he has not obtained and retained the required valid license. For the first violation, the amount is $10,000 and for each subsequent violation, the penalty is multiplied by the sum of the current violation plus prior violations. LA R.S. 47:818.45.