Quick Answer: This post offers information on how to register for a sales tax permit in Nebraska. Registration is best completed online via the Nebraska Department of Revenue website. More detailed information is included below.
Do You Need to Get a Sales Tax Permit in Nebraska?
The first step in registering for a sales tax permit is determining if you even need one. In general, you need a sales tax permit in Nebraska if you have physical presence or meet economic nexus requirements. For more detailed information on the necessity of getting a permit, you can learn more at our blog post “Do You Need to Get a Sales Tax Permit in Nebraska?”
If you are not sure where you should get sales tax permits, we can help determine that for you with our Sales Tax Starter Kit Service.
Once you’re sure you need a sales tax permit in Nebraska, you can proceed with registering.
Types of Sales Tax Permits Available
If you are looking to get a sales tax permit in Nebraska, they have the option of a sales and use permit available. There currently is no charge to apply for a Nebraska sales tax permit.
Where to Register for a Nebraska Sales Tax Permit
The best place to register for a sales tax permit with the state of Nebraska is on their website at https://revenue.nebraska.gov/businesses/register-your-new-business-online. Nebraska does not offer a paper application for sales tax permit registration.
If you’re already feeling a little overwhelmed, you should know that we can handle the entire permit registration process for you with our Sales Tax Permit Registration Service.
Where to Go if You Need Help Registering for a Sales Tax Permit in Nebraska
If you are stuck or have questions, you can either contact the state of Nebraska directly or reach out to us and we can register for a sales tax permit on your behalf.
How to contact the Nebraska Department of Revenue if you have questions: You can contact the Nebraska Department of Revenue by calling (800) 742-7474 (Nebraska and Iowa) or (402) 471-5729.
How to contact TaxValet if you want someone to handle your permit registration for you: You can learn more about our sales tax permit registration service by clicking here.
Information Needed to Register for a Sales Tax Permit in Nebraska
Before you begin the process of registering with the state, make sure you have access to the following information:
- Federal tax ID, typically called the EIN, issued by the IRS
- Knowledge of your business entity structure
- Business owner information
- North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) number
- Start date with the state of Nebraska
- Your estimated yearly tax liability with Nebraska
To get started, choose the button titled “Click Here to Begin” at the bottom of the page on the website.
Under “Create User Account,” enter your email address and then select “Register New Account”
You will then follow the prompts to apply for your Nebraska sales and use permit.
What Happens After You Apply for a Sales Tax Permit in Nebraska?
After you submit your sales and use permit with Nebraska, you will receive a confirmation page. The confirmation page will have your account number and a Nebraska pin number that will be needed to file your returns. Please make note of those numbers.
You will then go to NebFile for Business to access your account. Enter your account number and Nebraska Pin number from your confirmation page in order to log in.
If at any point you are stuck and want a team of experts to handle all of this for you, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Disclaimer: Nothing on this page should be considered tax or legal advice. Information provided on this page is general in nature and is provided without warranty.