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Old 03-07-2007, 11:05 AM
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New equipment questions

I'm just starting out this year and will be buying some equipment over the next few weeks. I just submitted my LLC articles yesterday. Will be applying for my EIN after the LLC article comes back. My question is... can I get "wholesale" discounts on new equipment and do I need to pay sales tax on equipment used as part of the business? (Trailer, mowers, etc). Thanks for the help.
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Old 03-07-2007, 11:08 AM
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no you will not get wholesale discounts. you might get a good deal from specific dealer if you are buying a good amount of stuff from them.
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Old 03-07-2007, 12:17 PM
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Thanks. I checked with a trailer dealer and he cleared up the sales tax quetion too.
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Old 03-07-2007, 02:31 PM
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if its wholesale its already at a discounted price
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Old 03-07-2007, 03:38 PM
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The only things you can get at discounted or wholesale prices are items that you would resell. This includes things mulch, plants, trees, sod, stone, and fertilizer to mention a few. Your LLC formation papers and EIN number have nothing to do proving eligibility. What you need is a sales tax number or similar document if you live in a sales tax free state from the state.
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Old 03-07-2007, 05:47 PM
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Thanks for the advice.
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