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How to get a Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate

In Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts for the first time, you will need to determine your business' permit requirements. The good news is that you can get a Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate and be ready to do business 7-10 days after you submit your application. This guide will help you learn how!

Who needs a Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate?

You are considered to have nexus in Masachusetts and be required to have a state sales tax permit from the Department of Revenue if you are someone who does any of the following:

  • Sells, rents or leases in Massachusetts generally;
  • Purchases tangible personal property or telecommunications services for resale in Massachusetts;
  • Acquires parts to manufacture goods for sale or resale in Massachusetts;
  • Has a business location in Massachusetts;
  • Has representatives soliciting orders for tangible personal property or telecommunications services within Massachusetts; or
  • Sells to Massachusetts residents or businesses and delivers, repairs or installs goods or telecommunications services within the Commonwealth.
  • Businesses with a taxable presence within Massachusetts are considered to have sales tax nexus within the state. For more details on what constitutes a taxable presence, see sales tax nexus in Massachusetts.


    How to get a Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate:

    You can apply for your sales tax permit online using the new MassTaxConnect website, which replaces the older WebFile for Business portal. You will receive a temporary permit immediately, your final permit (Form ST-1) will be received within 7-10 days and must be displayed prominantly in your place of business.

    All Massachusetts sales tax transactions are now done electronically through the MassTaxConect portal. If you have any questions, you can contact the Department of Revenue at (617) 887-MDOR.

    You need the following information to apply for a Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate:

    Business details,
    Type of business,
    Owners and officers,
    Description of business activities

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    Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate Application Fee, Turnaround Time, and Renewal Info

    You will need to pay an application fee when you apply for a Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate, and you will receive your permit 7-10 days after filing your application.

    Application Fee: FREE

    Turnaround Time: 7-10 days

    Permit Renewals: No Renewals Needed

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    Apply For Your Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate Now:

    Get Your Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate Online

    You can easily acquire your Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate online using the MassTaxConnect website. If you have quetions about the online permit application process, you can contact the Department of Revenue via the sales tax permit hotline or by checking the permit info website .

    Apply Online Now with MassTaxConnect

    Offline Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate Application Form

    No offline application form is available. You can apply for your Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate online using the MassTaxConnect website using the above link!


    What's Next? Now that you know how to apply for your Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Registration Certificate, learn how to collect and remit the Massachusetts sales tax.

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