Where Can International Businesses Register for Sales Tax Permits with No ITIN or SSN?
Summary: This chart details the states where you can expect issues or delays with the sales tax permit registration process as an international business.
|STATE||Cannot Register Without ITIN/SSN||Delay if there is No ITIN/SSN
(paper application required)
|Delay if Foreign Biz Address (paper application required)|
(1) Maryland – If the business cannot provide an ITIN for an owner or officer, the business must provide a notarized affidavit for the responsible party. The responsible party must have an SSN or ITIN number.
(2) Missouri – Although it is technically possible to register for a permit without an SSN/ITIN, the TaxValet team has issues filing returns for these businesses so we currently do not support registration.
(3) Texas may require a bond be paid if the business is foreign and has no ITIN or SSN.
Here are states where businesses without an ITIN or SSN cannot register for a sales tax permit:
Businesses with no ITIN or SSN cannot register for a sales tax permit in Connecticut.
Businesses with no ITIN or SSN cannot register for a sales tax permit in Washington D.C.
Businesses with no ITIN or SSN can register for a sales tax permit in Missouri, however there are issues with filing the sales tax return for international businesses so we currently don’t support it.
Businesses with no ITIN or SSN cannot register for a sales tax permit in North Dakota.
Businesses with no ITIN or SSN cannot register for a sales tax permit in Pennsylvania.
Businesses with no ITIN or SSN cannot register for a sales tax permit in Puerto rico.
Businesses with no ITIN or SSN cannot register for a sales tax permit in South Dakota.
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