Before you collect sales tax, you should register for a sales tax permit with your state.
How to Register for a Sales Tax Permit
In general, these are the steps to register with a state to collect sales tax:
- Gather vital info like your EIN and other business-identifying information
- Visit your State’s Department of Revenue website
- Search or click on the “Sales and Use Tax” section of the website
- Click the link to register your business
Every state and every website is slightly different, so we’ve listed every state below with a step-by-step guide.
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Find the state in the list below in which you need to register for a sales tax permit and click on it for more info.
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