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The State of California requires businesses that sell goods and products to obtain a California Sales Tax Certificate Number (also called a Seller's Permit). This will enable you to charge and submit sales taxes for items that you sell.
If you fall into the category of businesses that plan to sell goods or products within the State of California, you will need to obtain a California Sales Tax Certificate Number (also called a Seller's Permit). The Seller's Permit will enable you to collect and pay sales tax for the items that you sell, and is required from both wholesalers and retailers. If you only plan to make sales during short periods (less than 90 days in one location), such as a pop-up shop or a seasonal event, you may apply for a temporary seller's permit.
In order to complete your registration, you will need: