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How to get an Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC)

In Indiana, most businesses are required to have a sales tax permit. This means that, if you are considering opening a new business or are beginning to make sales in Indiana for the first time, you will need to determine your business' permit requirements. The good news is that you can get an Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) and be ready to do business 48 hours after you submit your application. This guide will help you learn how!

Who needs an Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC)?

All purchases are subject to the Indiana sales tax, and all businesses are required to register through the Indiana Tax Center.

Businesses with a taxable presence within Indiana are considered to have sales tax nexus within the state. For more details on what constitutes a taxable presence, see sales tax nexus in Indiana.


How to get an Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC):

Indiana requires all businesses to register and file their sales tax reports and make payments via the online Indiana Tax Center (INtax) portal.

If you have any questions about how to register for a sales tax permit, you can call the Indiana Department of Revenue at (317) 233-4015.

You need the following information to apply for an Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC):

Your estimated monthly taxable sales (if left blank you will be a monthly filer),
If you are a seasonal business,
If you provide lodging for less than 30 days,
If you will sell food and beverages,
If you will sell alcoholic beverages and your ABC Permit number with expiration date,
If gasoline will be sold through a metered pump,
If cars or trucks less than 11,000 lbs. will be rented from this location for less 30 days,
If income is derived from the sale of tobacco products,
If yes from vending machines only,
If you report sales tax on a consolidated basis is this location included,
If you want your sales tax returns sent to a different address

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Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) Application Fee, Turnaround Time, and Renewal Info

Applying for an Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) is free, and you will receive your permit 48 hours after filing your application.

Application Fee: $25

Turnaround Time: 48 hours

Permit Renewals: Automatic free renewal

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Apply For Your Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) Now:

Get Your Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) Online

You can easily acquire your Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) online using the Indiana Department of Revenue website. If you have quetions about the online permit application process, you can contact the Department of Revenue via the sales tax permit hotline (317) 233-4015 or by checking the permit info website .

Apply Online Now with Indiana Department of Revenue

Offline Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) Application Form

While generally slower than applying online, you can apply for a Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC) for your business offline using Form BT-1, the "Business Tax Application". Form BT-1 can be downloaded from the Department of Revenue here .


What's Next? Now that you know how to apply for your Indiana Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC), learn how to collect and remit the Indiana sales tax.

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