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Starting Your Own Small Business Selling Food

You will need a sellers permit because prepared food  is taxable.

Food businesses are peculiar in that in addition to other licenses and tax IDs, you may need a health inspection. The inspection may take place after you obtain your licenses here online on this site.  

In addition, most states require that you take a food certification course ( about $20 depending on your state ).  This is usually online and takes less than a day to be certified.  This too, can be done after you set up your business.  I.e., after you register your food business by obtaining the required licenses here online.

How to Register Your Food Business

First, select your food business structure: Select from Sole Proprietor, Partnership, LLC or Corporation.

Then, a sellers permit is required because you sell prepared food wholesale or retail.

If you are an employer, i.e., you hire people to help you prepare, sell, or serve the food, you will need a federal employer Number and a State Employer Number.

Food business that are users of a trade name will need a fictitious business name filing. For example, you name your food business a name like "Great Food That Makes You Lose Fat and Inches," requires a business  name registration.  

Finally, you have the option or incorporating or forming an LLC, in which case, you will not have to register the business name so long as the llc or corporation name is the same as the one you register the LLC or corporation as. For example, your business  name is "Food is Us," and you register your LLC as "Food is Us".  Then you will not need to register it as a business name because it would be the legal name of the LLC.



Whether you cook food from home for catering, a food store or restaurant, a mobile food seller,  such as a food truck, concession stand, a hot dog cart, or even if you sell nutritional and food supplements, the requirements are similar, food business is a great business and you should be excited and ready to work hard.

This is fantastic because for example, McDonalds stores sell about $2,600,000 per store per year, and Subway about $481,000 per store per year. In addition, There are about 37,053   stores / supermarkets and each supermarket store sells about $384,911 weekly.

Starbucks uses 150,000 employees, and makes about 14 billion annually while Supermarket /   Stores as a whole used 3,400,000 employees, and sold $602,609,000,000 in food and merchandise,) you will need a federal employer Number and a State Employer Number.

The average person spends about $27.30 for grocery items and goes to the store 2-3 times per week .

Finally, you have the option or incorporating or forming an LLC for your Food   business.


Whether you cook food from home for catering, a food store or restaurant, a mobile food seller,  such as a food truck, concession stand, a hot dog cart, or even if you sell nutritional and food supplements, the requirements are similar, food business is a great business and you should be excited and ready to work hard.

This is fantastic because for example, McDonalds stores sell about $2,600,000 per store per year, and Subway about $481,000 per store per year. In addition, There are about 37,053   stores / supermarkets and each supermarket store sells about $384,911 weekly.

Starbucks uses 150,000 employees, and makes about 14 billion annually while Supermarket /   Stores as a whole used 3,400,000 employees, and sold $602,609,000,000 in food and merchandise,) you will need a federal employer Number and a State Employer Number.

The average person spends about $27.30 for grocery items and goes to the store 2-3 times per week .

Finally, you have the option or incorporating or forming an LLC for your Food   business.

Sellers Permit Prepackaged Food Cortland County Cincinnatus Packaged Food Cincinnatus, 13040 0 It is confusing... is a seller's permit license same as a sales permit?; Yes, a seller's permit license is the same as a sales permit. So what is a resale permit? ; A resale permit is called resale because in most cases you buy wholesale and you resell retail that is why it is also called a reseller permit. So what is a resellers license?; A seller's permit or resellers permit license is a resell permit of merchandise and it is used as a sales tax permit because you collect sales tax and you pay the state.


Food Sales

Sellers Permit for Food Sales.

Whether you cook food from home for catering, a food store or restaurant, a mobile food seller,  such as a food truck, concession stand, a hot dog cart, or even if you sell nutritional and food supplements, the requirements are similar and you should be excited and ready to work hard.

Food sales are good business because everyone must eat everyday but require hard work.

You need to get all licenses and permits required to sell  Food and other food related items .

  Thus, you first, select your business structure: Sole Proprietor, Partnership, LLC or Corporation because your sellers permit and other licenses are filed under the business entity. For example, if you  form an LLC, all other permits and tax registrations will be filed under the LLC name and it corporate structure.

  Selling food is definitely a good business to go into because just looking at the annual sales it will convince you.  For example, McDonalds stores sell about $2,600,000 per store per year, and Subway about $481,000 per store per year. In addition, There are about 37,053   stores / supermarkets and each supermarket store sells about $384,911 weekly.

Then, a sellers permit is required to buy your Food materials wholesale and sell retail  if you sell  Food   store  merchandise wholesale or retail.

   If you are an employer, i.e., if you hire anyone to help you with (For example, Starbucks uses 150,000 employees, and makes about 14 billion annually while Supermarket /   Stores as a whole used 3,400,000 employees, and sold $602,609,000,000 in food and merchandise,) you will need a federal employer Number and a State Employer Number.

  Users of a trade name will need a fictitious business name filing.  

For example, if you name your "Mc Donald, Smith and associates Food 4 U," you will need to officially register that business name.

The average person spends about $27.30 for grocery items and goes to the store 2-3 times per week .

Finally, you have the option or incorporating or forming an LLC for your Food   business.

Asked on: 9/17/2014 3:12 PM
By: Nicolette
Hello, we are a S corp. located in VA. We start a retail kiosk of skin body bath and hair care and perfumes in the mall of Columbia, Md. and need a seller permit/business license. Can you help us with that? Can we file through you? Thank you.
Answer by SellerPermit.com:
9/17/2014 3:12 PM


Yes, you can obtain a seller's permit here.  Simply, click on "Get Seller's Permit," or "Order," from the links and submit your business info.  Then select state and then select "Sellers's Permit".
Asked on: 9/17/2014 3:11 PM
By: Vajra
I make hair bows and based in wake county and want to sell my handmade items online ...I do have a tax Id number and what permit do I need to get .
Answer by SellerPermit.com:
9/17/2014 3:11 PM




You need a sellers permit, a business license and a DBA filing.  A sellers permit is required to buy your hair bows craft materials wholesale and sell retail  if you sell handmade hair bows  crafts merchandise wholesale or retail. 



If you are an employer, i.e., if you hire anyone to help you with handmade craft making, you will need a federal employer Number and a State Employer Number. 



Users of a trade name will need a fictitious business name filing.  For example, if you name your handmade 
hair bows craft business "Crafty hair bows," you will need to officially register that business name.
Asked on: 9/17/2014 3:11 PM
By: Mary
What would I need to do in order to sell my homemade extracts online in Indiana? Do I need special permits or licenses, or can I just sell them?
Answer by SellerPermit.com:
9/17/2014 3:11 PM


You need a sellers permit, a business license and a DBA filing.  A sellers permit is required to buy your craft materials wholesale and sell retail  if you sell handmade crafts merchandise wholesale or retail. 



If you are an employer, i.e., if you hire anyone to help you with handmade craft making, you will need a federal employer Number and a State Employer Number. 



Users of a trade name will need a fictitious business name filing.  For example, if you name your handmade craft business "Crafty but Arty," you will need to officially register that business name.
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I am a contractor bidding a job. Are both the materials and labor subject to tax? ; Contractors bidding a job, are subject to consumer sales tax of all materials used in fulfilling a construction contract for improvement to real property Are delivery charges taxable? ; If they are not separately stated they are taxable. However handling Can sales tax be included in the price of a purchased item?; Yes, but sales tax be included in the price of a purchased item if conspicously posted. I will be attending a convention/trade-show in another state. I will be selling my product. Do I have to collect Sales Tax?; the lease or rental of tangible personal tangible property is taxable. Are beer, wine, and liquor subject to Sales Tax?; Yes, beer, wine, and liquor is subject to Sales Tax. Is a wholesale distributor of products require to register and get a seller's permit?; Wholesalers distributors of products are required to register and get a seller's permit. Why do I need a seller's permit?.

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