This is a guide to registering for your sales tax permit in the state of Michigan. See our Michigan Sales Tax guide for more info about Michigan sales tax.
Who needs a sales tax permit in Michigan?
According to the state of Michigan, anybody who “sells tangible personal property” in the state needs to register for a sales tax permit.
How do you register for a sales tax permit in Michigan?
Register online at the Michigan Department of Treasury’s Michigan Business One Stop Website. There are instructions for adding Michigan Treasury Online (where you register for your sales tax permit) here.
What information do you need to register for a sales tax permit in Michigan?
Personal and business identification information
Major business activity
Business entity type
Locations of offices or other places of business
How much does it cost to apply for a sales tax permit in Michigan?
How long does it take to receive your Michigan sales tax permit?
As little as 7 business days after completing electronic registration. Usually within 10 days.
Do you have to renew your Michigan sales tax permit?
All Michigan sales tax permits are set to expire on September 30th, 2015. According to the Michigan Department of Treasury you will be able to view your new sales tax permit under the Correspondence tab at the Michigan Treasury Online (MTO) website as the deadline approaches.
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