How to obtain reseller certificate
A resale License is required if you sell retail or wholesale taxable items.
The information on "how do I file a resale or wholesale license" or "what seller's permits or reseller licenses and tax ids do I need to start a business" or "how to get a wholesale, sellers permit or resale license" applies to the state of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
WHAT ARE SELLER’S PERMITS or Resale Licenses?
Example of a business that need a seller's permit.
John Smith, an accountant sells books (taxable products). John has to apply for a seller’s permit in addition to his state professional license.
My uncle Bernard sells a line of household pet products in his veterinarian office. He had to apply for a seller’s permit in addition to his state occupational license. What are seller’s permits? Free legal information for licenses @ FreeAdvice.com.A seller’s permit or resale license is separate from the professional license and the business license. In most
states, a seller’s tax permit or number enables John Smith to buy at wholesale prices.
Registering and obtaining a sales tax permit or resale permit vary depending on the state. In most states, businesses dealing in tangible products for retail sale must obtain a permit. In other states, that seller's license id requirement is extended to retail sales of taxable services.
Each State has a different name for the same permit. Other names for a Resale License are the following:
1. Resale Permit / License
2. Sellers Permit
3. Certificate of Authority
4. Use and Sales Tax License / Permit
5. Sales and Use Tax
6. Application to Collect / Report Tax
7. Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax
We need a copy of your
Seller's Permit (in California)
or Sales Tax License
Why Seller's Permit?
It is our policy that we sell only to business with valid Seller's Permit, or Sales Tax License.
If your shipping address is in this state, no matter where your business actually located, you are considered as an in state based business and we need your Seller's Permit issued by the state. We will not ship without a valid Seller's Permit.Source: answers.yahoo.com