Do I need a tax ID?


brookearceneaux
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28 Jul 14 11:26:24 pm
Hi!

I too am new at this. I've sold many items on ebay, but have never had a need for tax ID. If I plan on turning my eBay into a store, and selling wholesale items - do I need a tax ID number?

Brooke


fudjj
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29 Jul 14 12:46:07 am
Hi Brooke and welcome to the forum,

In regards to buying from suppliers. Wholesalers will require a tax id, where as dropshippers and surplus suppliers usually will not. So if you have one, it does open the opportunity to deal in wholesale purchasing.

Cheers


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monicamia.amparo
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16 Mar 15 12:52:55 am
Thank you for the great advice, Mark. I needed to research how I can get a tax ID should the need arise, and I found this article that might be helpful for retailers planning to use dropshippers:

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I hope this help someone out.


 

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