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Arkansas Seller's Perrmit

Question: How Do I Get My Arkansas Seller's Permit?

********* Answer: Simply submit an online form and

***** We will file it with the appropriate governement agency as required by law and will mail and email it to you.

Where Do I Go Get A(n) Arkansas Seller's Permit?

How Much is A(n) Arkansas Sellers Permit?

Is a(n) Arkansas Resale ID Same As a Sellers Permit?

Do I Need a(n) Arkansas Sellers Permit If I Have a Federal ID?

Why Do I Need a(n) Arkansas Sellers Permit?

Selling/Leasing or if wanting to buy or sell merchandise, food, equipment wholesale requires a AR Seller's Permit.

Here's How to Get Your Seller's Permit and Other permits and Registrations You May Need:

First decide on a business structure AR as a Sole Proprietor, LLC/Corp, or Partnership.

Note that each structure requires a filing. E.g., selecting an LLC, requires at least an LLC certificate, an LLC operating agreement, a business license and a federal tax ID number.

All Businesses need a(n), Arkansas Business tax registration also called an occupational business License

Selling/Leasing or if wanting to buy or sell AR merchandise, food, equipment wholesale requires a Seller's Permit.

All Arkansas Businesses Using a DBA doing business as name need a DBA Fictitious Business Name

Hiring Arkansas Workers Requires a Federal EIN and a State Tax Number EIN

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How Much is A Sellers Permit

Is a Resale Certificate Same as a Sellers Permit

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Where I Can Go Obtain A Sellers Permit

Why Do I Need a Sellers Permit

Here is a Seller's Permit Example:
Here is a Seller's Permit Example:
Arkansas Seller's permit: 

Personally property such as merchandise sold  in AR is taxable. 

So you need a seller's permit  if you are a merchant.

In addition, some services are taxable as well.

Services Taxed in Arkansas


State Tax Rates 

Statewide Tax RatesCode  Effective DateRate

State Sales and Use Tax-07/01/20136.500%

State Reduced Food Tax-07/01/20111.500%

State Electricity Manufacturing Tax-07/01/20134.750%

State Manufacturing Utility Tax-07/01/20133.250%

Aviation Sales and Use Tax-07/01/20136.500%

Mixed Drink Tax80-2101/01/198810.000%

Additional Mixed Drink Tax80-0407/01/19894.000%

Liquor Excise Tax80-2003/19/19513.000%

Parks and Tourism Tax80-0107/01/19892.000%

Short Term Rental Tax80-0307/01/19891.000%

Residential Moving Tax80-0507/01/19934.500%

Wholesale Vending Tax80-1607/01/20047.000%

Long Term Rental Vehicle Tax80-0707/01/19971.500%

Short Term Rental Vehicle Tax80-1207/01/200110.000%

Beer Excise Tax80-2307/31/20071.000%

Services Taxed in Arkansas


ServiceTax RateNotes

000 - Retail Sales Tax Rate6see note

001 - Soil prep., custom baling, other ag. servicesE

002 - Veterinary services (both large and small animal)E

003 - Horse boarding and training (not race horses)E

004 - Pet grooming6see note

005 - Landscaping services (including lawn care)6see note

006 - Metal, non-metal and coal mining servicesE

007 - Seismograph & Geophysical ServicesE

008 - Oil Field ServicesEsee note

009 - Typesetting service; platemaking for the print tradeE

010 - Gross Income of Construction ContractorsE

011 - Carpentry, painting, plumbing and similar trades.E

012 - Construction service (grading, excavating, etc.)E

013 - Water well drillingE

014 - Income from intrastate transportation of personsE

015 - Local transit (intra-city) busesE

016 - Income from taxi operationsE

017 - Intrastate courier serviceE

018 - Interstate air courier (billed in-state)E

019 - Automotive storage6

020 - Food storageEsee note

021 - Fur storage6

022 - Household goods storageEsee note

023 - Mini -storage6

024 - Cold storageEsee note

025 - Marina Service (docking, storage, cleaning, repair)6

026 - Marine towing service (incl. tugboats)E

027 - Travel agent servicesE

028 - Packing and cratingE

029 - Intrastate telephone & telegraph6see note

030 - Interstate telephone & telegraph6see note

031 - Cellular telephone services6

032 - Electricity6see note

033 - Water6

034 - Natural gas6see note

035 - Other fuel (including heating oil)6

036 - Sewer and refuse, industrial6see note

037 - Intrastate telephone & telegraph6see note

038 - Interstate telephone & telegraph6see note

039 - Cellular telephone services6

040 - Electricity6see note

041 - Water6

042 - Natural gas6

043 - Other fuel (including heating oil)6

044 - Sewer and refuse, residential6see note

045 - Service charges of banking institutionsE

046 - Insurance servicesE

047 - Investment counselingE

048 - Loan broker feesE

049 - Property sales agents (real estate or personal)E

050 - Real estate management fees (rental agents)E

051 - Real estate title abstract servicesE

052 - Tickertape reporting (financial reporting)E

053 - Barber shops and beauty parlorsE

054 - Carpet and upholstery cleaning6

055 - Dating servicesE

056 - Debt counselingE

057 - Diaper serviceEsee note

058 - Income from funeral servicesEsee note

059 - Fishing and hunting guide servicesEsee note

060 - Garment services (altering & repairing)E

061 - Gift and package wrapping serviceE

062 - Health clubs, tanning parlors, reducing salons6see note

063 - Laundry and dry cleaning services, coin-opE

064 - Laundry and dry cleaning services, non-coin op6

065 - Massage servicesE

066 - 900 Number services6

067 - Personal instruction (dance, golf, tennis, etc.)E

068 - Shoe repair6

069 - Swimming pool cleaning & maintenance6

070 - Tax return preparationE

071 - Tuxedo rental7see note

072 - Water softening and conditioningE

073 - BillboardsE

074 - Radio & television, national advertisingE

075 - Radio & television, local advertisingE

076 - NewspaperE

077 - MagazineE

078 - Advertising agency fees (not ad placement)E

079 - Armored car services6

080 - Bail bond feesE

081 - Check & debt collectionE

082 - Commercial art and graphic design.E

083 - Commercial linen supply6see note

084 - Credit information, credit bureausE

085 - Employment agenciesE

086 - Interior design and decoratingE

087 - Maintenance and janitorial services6

088 - Lobbying and consultingE

089 - MarketingE

090 - Packing and cratingE

091 - Exterminating (includes termite services)6

092 - Photocopying services6see note

093 - Photo finishing6

094 - Printing6

095 - Private investigation (detective) servicesE

096 - Process server feesE

097 - Public relations, management consultingE

098 - Secretarial and court reporting servicesE

099 - Security services6see note

100 - Sign construction and installation6see note

101 - Telemarketing services on contractE

102 - Telephone answering service6

103 - Temporary help agenciesE

104 - Test laboratories (excluding medical)E

105 - Tire recapping and repairing6

106 - Window cleaning6

107 - Software - package or canned program6

108 - Software - modifications to canned programE

109 - Software - custom programs - material6

110 - Software - custom programs - professional serv.Esee note

111 - Internet Service Providers-DialupE

112 - Internet Service Providers-DSL or other broadbandE

113 - Information servicesE

114 - Data processing servicesE

115 - Mainframe computer access and processing serv.E

116 - Online Data processing services NewE

117 - Software - Downloaded NewE

118 - Books - Downloaded NewE

119 - Music - Downloaded NewE

120 - Movies/Digital Video - Downloaded New6

121 - Other Electronic Goods - Downloaded NewE

122 - Automotive washing and waxing.6see note

123 - Automotive road service and towing services6see note

124 - Auto service. except repairs, incl. painting & lube6see note

125 - Parking lots & garages6

126 - Automotive rustproofing & undercoating.6

127 - Pari-mutuel racing events.8see note

128 - Amusement park admission & rides8see note

129 - Billiard parlors6

130 - Bowling alleys6

131 - Cable TV services6

132 - Direct Satellite TV6

133 - Circuses and fairs -- admission and games6see note

134 - Coin operated video games6

135 - Admission to school and college sports eventsE

136 - Membership fees in private clubs.Esee note

137 - Admission to cultural events6

138 - Pinball and other mechanical amusements6

139 - Admission to professional sports events6

140 - Rental of films and tapes by theatersE

141 - Rental of video tapes for home viewing7see note

142 - Accounting and bookkeepingE

143 - ArchitectsE

144 - AttorneysE

145 - DentistsE

146 - EngineersE

147 - Land surveyingE

148 - Medical test laboratoriesE

149 - Nursing services out-of-hospitalE

150 - PhysiciansE

151 - Personal property, short term (generally)7see note

152 - Personal property, long term (generally)6see note

153 - Bulldozers, draglines and const. mach., short term7see note

154 - Bulldozers, draglines and const. mach., long term6see note

155 - Rental of hand tools to licensed contractors.7see note

156 - Short term automobile rental16see note

157 - Long term automobile lease7.5see note

158 - Limousine service (with driver)E

159 - Aircraft rental to individual pilots, short term7see note

160 - Aircraft rental to individual pilots, long term6see note

161 - Chartered flights (with pilot)E

162 - Hotels, motels, lodging houses8see note

163 - Trailer parks - overnight8see note

164 - Custom fabrication laborEsee note

165 - Repair material, generally6

166 - Repair labor, generally6see note

167 - Labor charges on repair of aircraft6see note

168 - Labor charges - repairs to interstate vessels6see note

169 - Labor charges - repairs to intrastate vessels6see note

170 - Labor - repairs to commercial fishing vessels6see note

171 - Labor charges on repairs to railroad rolling stock6see note

172 - Labor charges on repairs to motor vehicles6

173 - Labor on radio/TV repairs; other electronic equip.6

174 - Labor charges - repairs other tangible property6see note

175 - Labor - repairs or remodeling of real propertyE

176 - Labor charges on repairs delivered under warrantyEsee note

177 - Service contracts sold at the time of sale of TPP.6see note

178 - Installation charges by persons selling propertyEsee note

179 - Installation charges - other than seller of goodsEsee note

180 - Custom processing (on customers property)E

181 - Custom meat slaughtering, cutting and wrappingE

182 - TaxidermyE

183 - Welding labor (fabrication and repair)6
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Do I need a Arkansas Seller's Permit?
You may need a selle'r permit and several other Conway permits and tax IDs. Arkansas Arkansas Seller's Permit.

There are many terms describing a seller's permit:

A Arkansas seller's permit is also called a state ID, a
sales tax number
and a general Arkansas state resale tax numbrer for business.
Also, resale ID, reseller ID, sales tax ID, reseller license. State reseller ID etc.
In addition to a seller's permit, you may need a Arkansas fictitious firm business name registration because it is required if you use a name other
than your full family name as a business trade name.

In the case that you are an llc or corporation, a trade business name
registration is required if trading with a name other than
the llc or corporation name.
Arkansas LLC vs. "S" Corporation.

As with an "S" Corporation, a limited liability company is like a shield against
creditors and lawsuits arising out of business transacions.
The llc will shield your personal assets such
as automobiles or homes. An LLC is more flexible but an "S" Corporation may help you save on employment taxes if you are self employed. Arkansas Incorporation.

A corporation can be either "S" or "C" as a business corporation. It is like a shield against creditors
and lawsuits arising out of business transacions.
The corporation will shield your personal assets
such as automobiles or homes. Also, note that if you incorporate or set up an LLC, you will not need to file for a trade name if you meet the requirements mentioned above.
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