How to Register for a Sales Tax Permit in Vermont
Quick Answer: This post offers information on how to register for a sales tax permit in Vermont. Registration is best completed online via the Vermont Department of Taxes website. More detailed information is included below.
Do You Need to Get a Sales Tax Permit in Vermont?
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 Vermont if you have a 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 Vermont?”
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 Vermont, you can proceed with registering.
Types of Sales Tax Permits Available in Vermont
The state of Vermont offers one type of sales tax permit, the Sales and Use Tax Permit. There currently is no charge to apply for a Vermont Sales and Use Tax Permit.
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 Vermont Sales Tax Permit
Some states offer paper and online applications, but not Vermont. The best place to register for a sales tax permit with the state of Vermont is on their website here.
Where to Go if You Need Help Registering for a Sales Tax Permit in Vermont
If you are stuck or have questions, you can either contact the state of Vermont directly or reach out to us and we can register for a sales tax permit on your behalf.
How to contact the Vermont Department of Taxes if you have questions: You can contact the Vermont Department of Taxes by calling (802) 828-6802.
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 Vermont
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 Vermont
- Estimated quarterly sales and use tax liability with Vermont
To get started, choose the link titled “Need An Account? Click Here to Register” on the website.
You will select the link under “For Businesses and Corporations” and follow the prompts to apply for your Vermont sales tax permit.
What Happens After You Apply for a Sales Tax Permit in Vermont?
Keep in mind, once you have an active sales tax permit in Vermont, you will need to begin filing sales tax returns. You can also learn more about how to file and pay a sales tax return in Vermont on our blog here.
Businesses typically receive the sales tax permit and registration letter from the state of Vermont within 7-14 business days. Once you receive your registration letter, you will be able to gain access to your online account with the username and password you set up during your permit registration process. You will follow the link https://myvtax.vermont.gov/_/ to login to your account.
When first logging on, the state of Vermont will ask for the access code that is on the registration letter mailed to you. Once you enter that information, you will then be able to access your account.
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.