How to Register for a Sales Tax Permit in Nevada

by | Dec 6, 2019

Quick Answer: This post offers information on how to register for a sales tax permit in Nevada. Registration is best completed online via the Nevada Department of Taxation website. More detailed information is included below.

Do You Need to Get a Sales Tax Permit in Nevada?

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 Nevada 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 Nevada?

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 Nevada, you can proceed with registering.

 

Types of Sales Tax Permits Available

The Nevada sales tax permit is also known as a Certificate of Authority. If you are applying through the website, there is no charge to apply for the sales tax permit. If, however, you are applying via a paper application, there is a $15 charge that needs to be submitted with the application. 

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 Register for a Nevada Sales Tax Permit

You can apply for a Nevada Sales Tax Permit either online or via a paper application.  You can find the locations for each type listed below. 

Online Application Location: The best place to register for a sales tax permit with the state of Nevada is on its website at https://www.nevadatax.nv.gov.

Paper application: https://tax.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/taxnvgov/Content/Forms/012413%20APP-01%2000%20Nevada%20Business%20Registration%20-%20APP-01%2001%20Supplemental%20Combined%20With%20Instructions%2012-14-12.pdf

 

Where to Go if You Need Help Registering for a Sales Tax Permit in Nevada

If you are stuck or have questions, you can either contact the state of Nevada Department of Taxation directly or reach out to us and we can register for a sales tax permit on your behalf. 

How to contact the Nevada Department of Taxation if you have questions: You can contact the Nevada Department of Taxation by calling (866) 962-3707.

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.

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Information Needed to Register for a Sales Tax Permit in Nevada

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 Nevada
  • Your estimated total monthly receipts
  • Your estimated total Nevada monthly receipts

To get started, choose the link titled  Sign Up Today on the website. 

This will take you to a screen where you are asked to submit a username and password.  Enter the information and then select “Sign up.

You will then return to the login screen and enter the login information you just submitted.  Once you do this, you will be prompted to “Register A Business” to apply for your Nevada Certificate of Authority.  

What Happens After You Apply for a Sales Tax Permit in Nevada?

Once you apply for your Certificate of Authority, you should receive an email that will guide you to log in to your account.  This email can take around a week to be sent to you.  

You will go to https://www.nevadatax.nv.gov/login/ and login with the information you entered when applying for your permit.   

 

Your Certificate of Authority with the state of Nevada should arrive within 7-10 business days.  

The Nevada Certificate of Authority is considered valid unless suspended, canceled or revoked.  

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: Our attorney wanted you to know that no financial, tax, legal advice or opinion is given through this post. All information provided is general in nature and may not apply to your specific situation and is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Information is provided “as is” and without warranty.

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