As the owner of an online business, you know that there’s an endless amount of work to do. From ensuring your inventory is well-stocked to marketing your product or service, there’s always work to be done. However, before you can open your online store to the public, it’s important that you have the necessary seller’s permits to do business.
A California seller permit is required in the state to conduct business and to sell or lease tangible personal property. California startups, or others engaged in business activities without a valid seller’s permit, are violating the Sales and Use Tax Law and are at high risk of being charged penalties in more than one form, including having their permits revoked.
The state of California is the proud home of many new businesses each year. Owning a business means ensuring you obtain all of the necessary licenses and permits, which can sometimes be a frustrating experience. However, by not obtaining a wholesale license in California as soon as possible, you are operating a business illegally, and this blog will reveal the consequences of not having the proper licensing. But, first, let’s take a look at the definition of a wholesale license.