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QUESTION: Asked By: cgha5 1/22/2022 12:00 AM
I need to sell goods to make money. I want to apply for a free Business License for my small business. It's a partnership that would be best to choose from.

Yes, would I need to have a license to operate an ATM business in Texas If I'm a sole proprietor of what would I need to fill out ..

I'm a first timer trying to run a gumball machine and maybe later evolve to a snack machine or claw machine, I am wanting to do my own coffee truck business.

There is no food included. The business would be in Kansas, and what are all the permits I need.

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Q: Vending Machine Business Home-based business Illinois Machines will be located in several facilities. What licenses do I need to start a vending machine business? Please give me tips and stats and facts about this business, with numbers?

Answer: Because you sell food with your machines, you will need the seller's permit to buy the food items such as chips and soda wholesale. Other than that, you will need to register the trade name " Prolific Associations," with a DBA, LLC or corporation. You also need an EIN, and a business license. If you hire anyone, as for example, to fill out the machines, you will also need a state EIN in addition to the federal EIN.

Setting up your Vending Machines business

Hey Henry, thanks for coming to me for your vending machine business needs. I'm going to answer your questions and throw in some tips along the way, so buckle up and get ready for a wild ride!

First things first, let's talk about licenses and permits. You're going to need a seller's permit if you're selling tangible items or services, and since you'll be running a home-based business, you'll also need a business license. It's like getting a license to drive a car, but instead of driving, you're dispensing snacks and drinks. And let's be honest, dispensing snacks and drinks is way more fun than driving.

Do I need a home occupation permit since I am a home business? Should I form an LLC? What are my options as far as ownership type?

Ah, good question, my friend. Let's dive into them.

As a home-based business, you may need a home occupation permit, depending on your local laws and regulations. It's like getting a permission slip from your mom to have a friend over. Just make sure to check with your local government offices to see what requirements you need to meet.

Now, let's talk about forming an LLC. It's definitely an option, but it's not always necessary for a home-based vending machine business. It's like deciding whether to buy a fancy sports car. Sure, it's nice to have, but it might not be practical for your needs. However, forming an LLC can provide you with liability protection and help separate your personal and business finances.

And finally, let's talk about your options as far as ownership type. You have a few choices: sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, and corporation. It's like choosing which superhero you want to be. Each one has its own strengths and weaknesses, so it's important to do your research and decide which one is best for your specific needs.

Sole proprietorship is the most common and simplest form of ownership. It's like being the only player on a team. You're in charge of everything and liable for everything, but you also get to keep all the profits.

Partnership is when two or more people share ownership of a business. It's like playing doubles in tennis. You have someone to bounce ideas off of and share the workload, but you also have to share the profits and losses.

An LLC (Limited Liability Company) is a hybrid between a sole proprietorship and a corporation. It's like being a superhero with a sidekick. You have liability protection, but you also have more paperwork and fees to deal with.

And finally, a corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners. It's like having a team of superheroes. You have limited liability, but you also have to deal with more regulations and taxes.

So, there you have it, my friend. There are options available for ownership type, and some analogies to make it more fun. Just remember to do your research and choose the option that works best for you and your business.

Now, let's talk about insurance. You definitely want to have insurance for your vending machines, because let's face it, people can be clumsy. It's like when you're at a party and someone spills their drink on the carpet. You can try to clean it up, but it's never going to be the same. So, get some insurance and protect your machines from the inevitable spills and mishaps.

As for equipment and supplies, you'll obviously need vending machines and the products to put in them. It's like setting up a lemonade stand, but instead of lemons, you've got chips and candy. And let's not forget about accounting and business resources. You'll want to keep track of your profits and losses, and maybe even hire a business coach. It's like going to the gym, but for your business.

Now, let's talk about tips and facts. Did you know that the vending machine industry is worth over $8 billion in the United States alone? That's a lot of snacks and drinks! And did you know that the most popular vending machine item is actually bottled water? People really do love staying hydrated. Oh, and let's not forget about the vending machine that dispenses gold bars in Dubai. That's right, gold bars. Talk about a high-end vending experience.

And finally, let's talk numbers. According to a recent study, the average vending machine generates around $76 per week. That might not sound like a lot, but if you have multiple machines, it can really add up. Plus, you get to be your own boss and work from home. It's like having your cake and eating it too.

So there you have it, Henry. You need licensing and insurance requirements, equipment and supplies you need, and some tips and facts to get you started in the vending machine business. Just remember, have fun with it and don't forget to stock your machines with your favorite snacks.

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Q: Vending Machine Business Home-based business Illinois Machines will be located in several facilities. What licenses do I need to start a vending machine business? Please give me tips and stats and facts about this business, with numbers?

Answer: Because you sell food with your machines, you will need the seller's permit to buy the food items such as chips and soda wholesale. Other than that, you will need to register the trade name " Prolific Associations," with a DBA, LLC or corporation. You also need an EIN, and a business license. If you hire anyone, as for example, to fill out the machines, you will also need a state EIN in addition to the federal EIN.

First, check the Vending Machines Legal and Tax Business Structure

To set up and register your business it does not matter whether your business is an online, home, store, concession stand or a mobile cart, you will have to first select a business type entity from these tax structures:

Namely, from sole owner/proprietor, partnership, LLC or corporation.

It does not matter which business entity you choose as far as a General Business License is concerned because all entities need a business license and that is because all businesses need, well, a business license. (Note that that is not a specific license to your type of business it is a BUSINESS license) as well.

Using a company trade name subjects you to having to file a DBA . For instance, your name is Donald Tramp, and you do business as Best Vending Machines Items By Tramp, the Tramp name must be registered with a DBA Doing Business As certificate because it is not your full legal name (namely, Donald Tramp.

Also, note that whatever item that you sell or lease and it is an item that can be touched (i.e., tangible such as equipment, jewelry, merchandise, electronics, prepared food) requires a sales ID ( Sellers Permit ) to either buy or sell the Vending Machines items or products wholesale from companies that sell in bulk and or sell them retail directly to consumers. The sellers permit is also called a sales tax ID, a state ID (there are 2 state IDs and the other one is called an state employer ID but you most likely need the sales tax ID from the state ).

Getting people to work for your business anytime within 30 days of starting your business subjects you having to get a Federal EIN and a State EIN (employer identification number).

On the other hand, you will also need a federal tax ID if you are a partnership, an independent contractor, and a corporation or an LLC .

It is always a good idea obtain a federal tax ID as a sole proprietor and use it as a business tax ID in the place of a social security number.

However, you will still need other Vending Machines filings business tax registrations, such as permits, a fictitious business name DBA, and tax IDs as described above. For example, if you want to be an LLC, you must obtain an LLC certificate and an LLC operating agreement as well as an EIN.

You need the EIN to be the LLC ID in addition to being an Employer ID if you hire workers.

Finally, even sole proprietor working from home or just online can set up a Vending Machines LLC or incorporate, in which case, they will not need to register the trade name with a DBA because the LLC or Corporation name will be the legal name of the business.

A DBA stands for Doing Business As and it is also called a fictitious, assumed, trade firm or business certificate trade name.

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A: Hi Vinnie, Here is How to Get License for your Vending company: first you need to get the seller's permit to Vending Machines Business, and also register a DBA, LLC or corporation because 1. It selects the business legal structure and also registers the business name, namely "Vendomat". Since you want a Vending Machines LLC, then select the LLC to file. Finally, all businesses need a business license and an EIN plus a State EIN if hiring workers anytime soon.

Hey there, Henry! So, you're looking to start a vending machine business, eh? That's pretty sweet - there's nothing like the sound of those quarters jingling in the coin slot. But before you start picturing yourself rolling in dough, let's get down to business.

First things first, you gotta select your business entity type - whether you're a sole owner, a partnership, an LLC, or a corporation. And don't think you can escape the long arm of the law by choosing a certain type - all businesses need a general business license. Yep, that's right, you can't just slap a "For Sale" sign on your front lawn and call it a day.

Now, if you're planning on using a trade name for your business, you'll have to file a DBA (that's a Doing Business As certificate, for all you newbies out there). So, if your name is John Smith and you're doing business as "Snack Attack Vending", you'll need to register that bad boy.

Oh, and if you're planning on selling tangible items (you know, things that can be touched - like candy, soda, or even those bouncy balls that always end up under your couch), you'll need a seller's permit. This little gem allows you to buy or sell your vending machine items wholesale or retail, and is also known as a sales tax ID or a state ID.

Now, if you plan on hiring people to work for you within 30 days of starting your business (you know, because you're a big shot vending machine tycoon), you'll need to get both a federal and state EIN (that's an employer identification number, for those keeping track).

But wait, there's more! If you're a partnership, independent contractor, corporation, or LLC, you'll need a federal tax ID. And even if you're a sole proprietor working from home, it's a good idea to get a federal tax ID to use as your business tax ID instead of your social security number.

And finally, if you're planning on setting up an LLC or incorporating, you won't need to file a DBA, because the LLC or corporation name will be the legal name of the business. But don't forget, you'll still need an LLC certificate, an LLC operating agreement, and an EIN if you want to be an LLC boss.

Phew, that was a lot of info. But don't worry, now you're armed with all the licenses, permits, and IDs you need to start your vending machine business. Just don't forget to stock up on snacks - we don't want any hungry customers on our hands! Get It Now...

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You don't need an LLC for business, but it is a good idea to set up an LLC instead of a sole proprietorship. To Set up a Business and get licenses, you need to know that all businesses need an EIN, a business license, as well as a DBA because the business name is " P & T’S Vending ", which you are registering with an LLC, anyway, so you don't need a DBA or Corporate certificate. Because, vending food, such as snacks, is taxable when sold, you will need a seller's permit.

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Q: Sellers Permit  for   Vending Machines business.

A: Depending on what state you are in, the snacks or other items you fill your vending machines with may be subject to sales tax when sold from the machine.  However, some states do not subject you to taxes.  In any case, you will need the seller's permit to buy the snacks or other merchandise you might sell from the machines.

Registering Your Own Small New Vending Machines Business 
First, select your  Vending Machines  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. After that, you will need to obtain a business permit. 
This is a general business permit that all new businesses must obtain. 
Note that in the majority of the cases you do not need to obtain a  Vending Machines business permit that is specifically for your type of business.
You only need a general business permit. 
In addition, all 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  Vending Machines  sole proprietor, you can use your social security number instead of the federal ID. 
Then, a seller's permit is required if you sell merchandise 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.
If you do business as a name other than your full legal name, for example, you do business as " Vending Machines USA," you will need to file a doing business as (DBA) filing. 
Finally, you have the option or incorporating or forming an Vending Machines  LLC. Setting up as one of these corporate entities allows you not to file a DBA.

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I am sorry I just heard it was difficult to get a vender license for vending machine I am in healthcare staffing I am going to but are you telling me this is all I need to put a vending machine in a hospital.

You know I believe in these drinks so much and I won't be getting them wholesale but at sam's but maybe after I have this I can get Body armor drinks wholesale hi and yes i do i'm looking into starting a vending machine company and heard i need a permit of what kind i'm unsure.

I'm looking to start a vending machine business. I want to start my own vending machine business in placer county.

Thank you so much But there is a lot to read Can you please e-mail all this links.

Because if I loose you then by the time I read and come back this chat won't be available no more for reference What all is needed to put a bait and tackle vending machine in Texas We are wanting to purchase a bait and tackle vending machine to sell items in Texas,

Yes an LLC is best. I guess forming that should be 1st Oh my!!! We want to buy wholesale and sell retail in small amounts out of machine Hello.

Yes I'm interested in the legal requirements for starting a vending machine business in Texas.
We are just starting So we don't have anything currently.

What kind of things do u need for a vending machine business like a bubble gum machine
i would like to put an ice vending machine in las cruces .

i would like to know what certifications and licenses i need to obtain so i will need to get the same permits and licences as a food vending machine??? even though mine is ICE vending? i just need to know if ice vending machine and food snack vending machines hve the same permits.

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