Q & A - Texas Sales and Use Tax Permits

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Are there other names for this permit? Yes, this permit is also referred to by many, many other names, such as: resale certificate, resale permit, wholesale license, sales tax license, seller’s permit, reseller’s permit. There are also many other names people use to refer to this permit.

Does this permit allow me to avoid sales tax on purchases? Yes, this permit allows you to avoid paying sales taxes on purchases intended for resale. Generally, any supplier will request your permit number for these purchases.

Is this permit required in Texas if I am selling tangible goods? Yes, this permit is required in Texas if you are selling tangible goods.

Does this permit allow me to buy items at wholesale or discount pricing? In general, suppliers require this permit in order to extend wholesale pricing and discounts.