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As an artist, you are like a manufacturer.  You create art such as a painting and you sell  it for a profit.  That requires a sellers permit because a painting is a piece of merchandise and merchandise is taxable.  
is a very difficult business to start up.
For example, some 59% of photographers give up their business in the first year. Of that remaining 42%, another 24% will fail within the 2nd year.
Actually, only about 18% will endure through the 3rd year. That means that more than 84% of photographer start ups give up before the 3rd year of operation. So do your research like you would do with any other business. Research the market and who your clients will be.  Then consider the licensing you need for your Art  business. 
First, select your business structure: Sole Proprietor, Partnership, LLC or Corporation. 
The above step is important business all documents will be filed under the type of business organizational structure. Anyhow, if you do not expect much business, just select sole proprietor as a start up photographer business. 
After that, you will need to obtain a business permit because Art  is a business and all businesses need one.. 
This is a general business permit that all new businesses must obtain. 
In addition, all Art  businesses must be identified by a business tax ID called a federal tax ID number or Employer Identification Number (EIN). If you file as a photography sole proprietor, you can use your social security number instead of the federal ID. 
Then, a seller's permit is required if you sell Art merchandise, such as canvas, frames, paint, etc., wholesale or retail. 
The sellers permit is also called state ID, wholesale ID, resale ID, or re-seller license.
If you are an employer, you will need a federal employer Number and a State Employer Number.
For example if you hire someone to help you with photo finishing etc.
If you do business as a name other than your full legal name, for example, you do business as "Art4 u," you will need to file a doing business as (DBA) filing.
Finally, you have the option or incorporating or forming anArtLLC.

i will sell online only selling art, posters, charms, stickers i will work and ship from home 
We have an LLC but not made a profit yet Our accountant said we don't file unless we show a profit 3 out of 5 years - is that correct? 

If I am selling a service ,such as home staging and redesign do I need a business license I am not selling NY goods, maybe n occasional piece of art I sell my own art on the internet and in galleries and I work at home.

I want to know what i need to sell my work in this state.I am an artist who will be selling original art prints and other self made products t at California based conventions.
I have a full-time job and create Acrylic Art at home in Tallahassee, FL in my spare time as a hobby and have been told I should sell it. I would like to sell .nationwide on Etsy the location will be at my home. selling nationwide hopefully. primarily selling on Etsy and Facebook preferably. starting small and growing larger as time moves forward. I would open a shop on Etsy. I would sell my Handmade home goods and accessories from my home and I need to know what I have to do. I want to Set Up Etsy Shop In WA. What would I have to sign up for decor via Etsy and my website? Just trying to figure out what I'm supposed to do. I'm selling retail and want to buy wholesale items but would hopefully be buying my supplies to make my homemade decor. I make wreaths for sale on my Etsy shop and sell in VA, CA, MN, and WA?


Starting an Etsy Store Business
Hi, Rhonda, yes a FL Business License is Required To Sell Art On Etsy. Also here is Where To Start Setting Up Etsy Shop In Florida. Here is What License You Need To Sell On Etsy used and new items. The Permits to Buy Wholesale And Resale and getting a business license for Etsy Store are available here online.

When you buy wholesale, you need to provide the wholesaler the resale certificate that comes with our seller's permit filing service.

The resale certificate will have the business name, seller's permit number, and the business address to certify that you are an authorized reseller in Florida.
Sales tax is added to the price of taxable goods or services and collected from the purchaser at the time of sale.

Florida's general state sales tax rate is 6% with the following exceptions: 4% on amusement machine receipts, 5.5% on the lease or license of commercial real property, and 6.95% on electricity.

The sales tax rate for most locations in Virginia is 5.3%. Three areas have an additional regional tax as outlined below. In all of Florida , food for home consumption (e.g. grocery items) and certain essential personal hygiene items are taxed at a reduced rate of 2.5%.

The State of Washington imposes a 6.5% sales tax on all retail sales as defined by statute (RCW 82.08. 020).

The state sales tax rate in Minnesota is 6.875%.

With local taxes, the total sales tax rate is between 6.875% and 8.875%. Minnesota has recent rate changes (Fri Jan 01, 2021).

When you sell retail, you need to charge sales tax. For example, if you sell a new or used item at $70, you will need to collect an additional $5.60 for sales tax because CA has a statewide sales tax rate of 7.25%.

Note that because your business name "Etsy Juju Art," is a DBA doing business as name, you need to register it with a DBA, LLC or corporation.

1. Here are the steps to start a Etsy Store business
2. Etsy Store Licensing:
3. Find the money to invest in your Poshmark business,
4. Complete your Etsy Store Licensing Registration,
5. Choose your Etsy Store location,
6. Start your Etsy Store Store Business,
7. Study your competition,
8. Be creative, and original,
9. Get Etsy Store Merchandise from Wholesale Suppliers.

Do I Need a License to Sell Art?
 So i really need a Sellers Permit Anime Conventions Retail Trade Artist Broward County Pompano Beach   FL.  

Answer:   Yes, you need at  leat a seller's permit and a business license. 
Anime So De annimantioness is a florida trade name and needs to be registered as well. 

What other permits and Tax IDs Does a to sell arts Business Needs to Legally Start business operations?
A selling arts business needs a sellers permit if it sells or leases products or equipment that is taxable.
All products, art sold is taxable.
In addition, a business must decide on the business type of organization as a sole proprietor, LLC, partnership or corporation.
Furthermore, a general business permit and a federal tax ID number is also required for any of the above business type organizations.
The only exception to a federal tax ID number is a to sell arts sole proprietor, who can use a ss# instead of a Federal ID.
However, even sole proprietors as well as all other business type organizations that are employers, independent contractors, LLCs, or corporation must obtain a federal tax ID number.
Any type of to sell arts business organization, including sole owners, must obtain a state employer tax ID if hiring employees. Finally, a to sell arts sole owner (i.e., an one person business) can obtain and use a federal ID as a business tax ID instead of the social security number and, in addition, he or she can form an LLC or set up a corporation instead of organizing as a sole proprietor.
To sell arts businesses do not need any surety bond insurance either but they can optionally purchase it and also purchase a general liability business insurance or home business insurance.
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