To obtain a seller’s permit, you must file Pennsylvania Enterprise Registration Form (PA-100), which may be submitted either online or by printing out the form and mailing it to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.
- Submit your PA-100 form by mailing the form to the address listed or by clicking “Submit” on the PA-100 website. Processing for your resale number can take a few weeks. Your resale certificate is sent to you in the mail.
Does PA have a resale certificate?
To use a Pennsylvania resale certificate (sometimes called a reseller’s permit) you generally must already be registered to collect sales tax in the state of Pennsylvania. You must present a REV-1220 Pennsylvania resale certificate to each vendor from whom you are making a purchase.
How much is a resale license in PA?
Pennsylvania does not charge for a sales tax permit. Other business registration fees may apply. Contact each state’s individual department of revenue for more about registering your business.
Do I need a reseller permit in PA?
If you’re selling goods or services in Pennsylvania, you probably need a sales tax license. Pennsylvania also applies a sales and use tax on digital goods, so even if you’re only selling online, you likely need a Pennsylvania sales and use tax license, sometimes also called a seller’s permit.
How do I apply for a reseller permit?
How to Apply for a Reseller License
- Obtain the application from the appropriate state department.
- Organize the information and documents you need to complete the application.
- Submit the fee for obtaining your reseller certificate.
- Find out if and when you need to renew your reseller permit.
Does Pennsylvania accept out of state exemption certificates?
Pennsylvania does not recognize sales tax exemption forms from other states.
What’s a resale certificate?
A resale certificate indicates the item was in good faith that the purchaser would resell the item and report tax on the final sale. As a seller, you may also accept resale certificates from others who wish to purchase items for resale.
What is a PA wholesale certificate?
In Pennsylvania, you get a wholesale license only if you sell to retailers, not if you sell to the end consumer. (Those businesses also selling to consumers will need a sales tax license instead.)
Do Pennsylvania resale certificates expire?
Pennsylvania Resale Exemption Certificates don’t expire.
Can I use my EIN number to buy wholesale?
You can buy wholesale goods from any legal entity as long as you have an employer identification number (EIN) and a wholesale license. The government requires businesses to complete these forms to track sales tax, income, and other business activity to the respective sources.
Is a resale tax ID the same as an EIN?
Even though it’s important for your taxes, your resale number isn’t the same as a tax ID number. Your business’s TIN goes on federal tax returns, and if you need to pay state taxes on your business income, you can apply for a state TIN. The resale number involves state sales tax.
How do I become a reseller?
Generally speaking, you’ll follow these steps to get your reseller permit:
- Register your business. Get a business license where your business operates and/or is incorporated.
- Research state laws and regulations.
- Gather your application materials.
- Get a resale permit.