Get Your Ventura County
Seller's Permit

A sales and use tax permit is required for any business selling tangible goods in Ventura County, CA. This permit is also known as a wholesale license, a resale license, a sales permit, and a resale certificate.

Starting at $69.95

Who Needs a Ventura County Sales & Use Tax Permit?

With a population of over 800,000, Ventura County supports a large number of retail and wholesale businesses, virtually all of which must have a seller’s permit (also called a resale license, reseller permit, sales tax permit, and wholesale license) in order to conduct operations in the state. At FastFilings, you don’t need to worry about how to get a California seller’s permit for your business—you can easily obtain one through our easy online application form.

In other words, if you are a business and you will be selling items in Texas, you are required to get a California Seller’s Permit.
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Do You Need a Wholesale License in Ventura County, CA

If you are engaged in business anywhere inside the state of California and you lease or sell tangible goods that are generally subject to sales tax, you need to have a valid seller’s permit in order to conduct operations legally. This applies to retail and wholesale businesses of all kinds: LLCs, sole proprietorships, corporations, and partnerships.

How do you know if you have a legal presence in California? Sometimes it’s not always clear whether a given company is considered to be “engaged in business” here. As a general rule, you need a reseller permit in Ventura County, CA if any of these conditions apply:

  • You have a permanent or temporary office (or any other kind of business space) in the state of California.
  • You have at least one representative, canvasser, agent, or independent contractor in the state.
  • You get rental payments from leasing property in the state.

Still not certain whether you need a seller’s permit in California? Feel free to contact us with your questions.

Seller's Permit vs. Resale Certificate in CA

A California resale certificate and a seller’s permit are two distinct types of documents, although it’s common to confuse them. You need a resale certificate in Ventura County, CA if you want to avoid paying sales tax on the purchase of retail goods that are intended to be resold later. A resale certificate is given by the buyer to the seller at the time of purchase.

How to Get a California Wholesale License/Seller’s Permit

FastFilings serves many communities throughout this area, including Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Camarillo, Santa Barbara, and Oxnard, and we’re here to take the confusion out of ordering a sales and use tax permit in California. For just $69.95, you can obtain a wholesale license via our handy online ordering form. Make sure the following information is on hand before you start:

  • Type of entity
  • Name of the business
  • Business address and phone number
  • Driver license no. of owner or officer
  • Social Security #
  • Projected monthly sales