Business Licenses

How to Get a Massachusetts Resale Certificate

How to Get a Massachusetts Resale Certificate

When purchasing goods from a business in the state of Massachusetts, the buyer customarily has to pay a sales tax as part of the total purchase price. There are exceptions to this, however. If a business buys goods from another business on a wholesale basis, the transaction will be exempt from the usual sales tax …

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Monthly Sales Projections

How to Figure Out Projected Monthly Sales

To understand the health of your business, you must learn how to project monthly sales. When you have an idea of your projected monthly sales, it helps you detect trends that impact your monthly gross profits and net income. Calculating these amounts accurately will enable you to quickly judge whether you are operating a successful …

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Opening a Business in Hawaii

How to Get a Hawaii Resale Certificate

When you operate a business in Hawaii, you are required to pay general excise taxes on any items you purchase from your vendors and suppliers. You must still pay this tax even when buying inventory items you intend to resell to your customers. The current general excise tax rate is 4%. However, there can be …

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West Virginia Resale Certificate

How to Get a West Virginia Resale Certificate

When you operate a small business in West Virginia where you sell goods and products at retail to customers, it is highly recommended that your business apply for and obtain a West Virginia resale certificate. It does not matter where you operate your business—from a physical location, out of your home, or online—you will want …

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Arkansas Resale Certificate

How to Get an Arkansas Resale Certificate

When you operate a business in Arkansas that sells goods and products to customers, you could benefit by applying for and obtaining an Arkansas resale certificate. It does not matter whether you run a home-based business or an online-only business or have a brick-and-mortar store. You will definitely want a resale certificate.   What Is …

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