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.
How to Use This Post
Use this post to find the state in which you need to register for a sales tax permit and click on it for more info. We’re working through the states one by one, so if your state isn’t here yet, stay tuned.
This post will give you directions on registering for a sales tax permit in each state on your own. But if you’re having trouble or just want someone else to take this administrative task off your plate, give us a few details here.
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(Don’t see your state at all? Then you’re in luck and live in a state with no state sales tax!)
Do you have any questions? Or a state you’d like us to visit next? Start the conversation in the comments!