Get your Florida Resale Certificate and Permit.
This permit/certificate is also known as a wholesale license and a seller's permit.
A Florida Resale Certificate is required for any business selling or buying tangible goods in Florida, and it allows a business to qualify for wholesale discounts, and buy items without paying sales tax.
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Who Needs a Seller’s Permit in Florida?
The short answer is that a business that sells retail goods or is involved in another type of taxable activity should have a wholesale license in Florida. This includes businesses engaged in any of the following activities:
- Selling or leasing tangible personal property (including second-hand goods)
- Leasing or licensing for use commercial property
- Repairing or altering tangible personal property
- Renting out living or sleeping accommodations
- Selling services such as pest control, security, cleaning (non-residential), or detective operations
- Selling electric power
Please be aware that out-of-state businesses also must get a reseller permit in Florida if they have an office, employees, or delivery service here.
Why Does My Florida Business Need a Resale Certificate?
With an economy valued at over $1 trillion, Florida is a hotspot for a wide array of businesses, from the leisure and hospitality industry to the retail sector. Setting up a business here can be quite profitable—but it’s important to follow the various rules and regulations that apply to start-ups in this state. Among these is the requirement to get a seller’s permit.
If you intend to sell tangible goods in this state, you are probably required to obtain a Florida seller’s permit, which is also known as a resale license, wholesale license, sales and use tax permit, and reseller permit. The license gives you the authority to collect sales tax on behalf of the state. To get one of these special sales tax permits, all you need to do is follow our easy online ordering process.
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FastFilings is a private permit and license filing service. We file all permit and license requests directly with the State of Texas, however we are not a government agency, and you may obtain documents at a reduced through your district office.
Our goal is to help you avoid the hassle and headache with ordering a permit directly through your district office. We error check and expedite all orders through the state agency.
Seller’s Permit Vs. Resale Certificate in Florida
A Florida wholesale license/seller’s permit should not be confused with what is known as a resale certificate. Although they have similar names, they are in fact quite different. A Florida resale certificate (officially called a Florida Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax) allows a business to purchase goods free of tax so long as these items are to be resold later. This certificate is given by the buyer to the seller at the time of the initial transaction.
How to Get a Florida Seller’s Permit for Your Business
It’s easy! You can order a Florida seller’s permit through our online portal. Before you begin, please have the following info ready:
- Name of your business
- Type of business entity
- Business address and phone no.
- Social Security no.
- Driver license no. of owner or an officer
- Projected monthly sales