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Old 01-08-2007, 09:03 PM
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Vendors License

I had someone tell me I should get a vendors license. Does anyone else got one? If so, what are the benefits?
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Old 01-08-2007, 09:28 PM
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If you are doing over $5,000 a year in business you are supposed to be collecting sales tax. You can't collect sales tax without a vendors license. Another reason is it shows suppliers that you are a legitimate business and allows you to purchase items that you are going to resell (mulch, soil,plants, etc) usually a discounted price and not have to pay sales tax on the items. In other words you should have one.
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Old 01-11-2007, 01:15 AM
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Yeah, I think by law you need one if you want to be legit.

Here in WI, it's called a seller's permit, but I believe it's the same thing you're talking about. I think it costs me 35 bucks a year.
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Old 01-12-2007, 03:54 PM
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A vendors license is a resale tax identification numer isued to you by the state in which you live. To get one you need to contact your states department of revenue and ask them for a business tax kit.
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Old 01-12-2007, 06:16 PM
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A vendors license is a resale tax identification numer isued to you by the state in which you live. To get one you need to contact your states department of revenue and ask them for a business tax kit.
I tried to get one. I was applying online. Someone called me the next day and asked me some questions and said that I didn't need one.
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:52 AM
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I tried to get one. I was applying online. Someone called me the next day and asked me some questions and said that I didn't need one.
It varies from state to state, judging by what you did and what they told you, you should be fine.

I don't have or need one, either.
(thou if I were reselling the supplies, I would... ).
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