A Resale certificate, also called a seller’s permit, is required for most businesses selling goods and services in the State of Texas. Permit holders can also purchase items free of sales tax for resale to their customers. It also can help you qualify for wholesale pricing discounts from your suppliers
Social Security Number, Texas Secretary of State file number,Driver’s license number, and information about the owner, and the business location and type of business.
All of the terms used for the same thing can be confusing. Tax Resale Certificate, Reseller Permit, Wholesale Tax Certificate, Wholesale Permit, and many other terms all describe the same thing. The Tax Certificate allows you to collect and remit taxes to the State of Texas, and it also allows you to prove to wholesale suppliers that they do not need to charge you sales tax for items you intend to resell, because you will sell it and collect the taxes at that point. This also often means that the wholesale seller will give you a discount as a business to business sale, to encourage you to buy more from them.