In this Article, we will be discussing how to verify a US Wholesale Supplier. In the US businesses are registered on the states level, US is made up of 50 states including the US Federal district (Washington DC) and the US territory (Puerto Rico).
To verify your US Wholesaler, you’ll need to know the US state where your Wholesaler’s Business is registered, then go to the relevant Department of State Business details search web page, input your Wholesaler Business name and search to verify details of your Wholesale Suppliers.
You will be able to verify details such as your Supplier Employer Identification Number (EIN) and the Sales tax exemption status of Your Wholesale Supplier.
We have listed direct links to the US Department of State Business search webpage for all 50 US states including the US Federal district (Washington DC) and the US territory (Puerto Rico) on this Article.
It’s important to verify that your US Wholesaler is Sales tax exempted by confirming the auS Wholesaler Employer Identification Number (EIN) in the Relevant US Department of States, Business Search webpage.
If in the US Wholesaler EIN is verifiable this would mean that the Wholesaler is legitimate. More So if the Wholesaler has a Tax exemption statute it means that the Wholesaler is able to purchase products from their manufacturer being charged sales tax by the manufacturer making their Wholesale product price rates cheaper.
It’s important to note that if you are a US Business that is also tax exempt, the Wholesalers will be able to sell products to you in the US without charging you sales tax. This means that you get to buy products from your US Wholesalers at cheaper price rates.
To be a US sales tax-exempt Business yourself and be able to purchase products from suppliers without paying sales tax, you have to do one of the following;
- Have a US Business that is registered in any of the 5 US states with 0% sales tax rate. These states include Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon.
- Or be registered in any of the US States with Sales tax and have applied to the relevant department of States and obtained Sales exemption Certificate.
In the US a sales Tax exemption Certificate can be called other names such as a reseller Certificate.
The discussions in this Article can help you briefly understand how US sales tax works, what a US tax exemption or Resale Certificate is and how to verify your US Wholesale Supplier.