Obtain your Seller’s Permit
You may need to register in any state in which your business plans to engage in the sale, rental, or lease of good, or sale of a taxable service. We’ll help you get registered across multiple states so you can start applying taxes to your transactions.
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Apply for Your License to Sell
A seller’s permit is required for businesses that sell taxable tangible goods and/or taxable services. Every seller registers with the state’s tax department before selling. It gives the business the authorization to sell products and services. The seller’s permit also gives the business the authority to collect sales tax and remit it to the state. A Seller’s Permit may also be called a Sales Tax Permit, Sales Tax License, Sales and Use Tax Number, Tax ID Number, Sale Tax Certificate, Vendor’s License, and Retail License, it varies by state. You may be required by state tax laws to obtain a seller’s permit if you plan on selling or leasing goods, or offering taxable services in your business. If you fail to obtain a permit it can result in penalties and fines. It’s important to check with your state’s department of revenue to learn about your sales tax obligations.
Sell or Lease Taxable Merchandise
A Seller’s Permit is a required registration document for any businesses selling or leasing taxable items.
Collect Sales Tax
After collecting your information, we’ll fill out the necessary paperwork and file it with the proper governmental authorities.
Frequently Asked Questions
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You will need to collect sales tax when the following applies:
- the state where you conduct business has sales tax laws
- you have taxable products and/or services
- you have physical or economic nexus in the state
Every year, more businesses transition to online sales and transactions, especially on Amazon. Typically, unless your listed products or services pertain to a regulated industry such as health care, you are not required to obtain a seller’s permit to conduct business online. However, this regulation varies by state and industry. Therefore, check applicable laws to better determine whether you need an online seller’s permit. Once you get a permit, you will need online marketing tactics to increase your sales.
With a seasonal or temporary business that engages in short-term selling activities for seasonal or holiday operations, your state may require you to obtain a temporary seller’s permit.
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