FAQs - about Registrations


What to expect after registration

State registration and reporting information
Will I receive a tax ID number for each state?
Filing and paying sales tax
No longer have sales in a state, but you are still selling in other states?
Did you indicate no sales in a state when you registered, but now you have sales?
Is there a fee to register through the SSTRS?
Will states request additional information?

How to register

Are you going to use a Certified Service Provider?
What is the "Registration Date?"
Can I set a future date for my registration to begin?
Information required for Registration
What if I enter information but do not submit the registration?
Did you receive a confirmation email?
We are a foreign company and do not have a US address, US Social Security or Federal Identification Number. Can we register through the SSTRS?

Ending your registration

How to end or cancel your registration
May I cancel my registration through the SSTRS in states in which I do not have sales?
What if I mistakenly registered through the SSTRS?
When can I end my registration?
When can I stop filing returns?

Updating your registration

Change to address or contact information
Changes to your Business (legal) name
Change to your Federal Id Number (FEIN)
Change from Social Security Number to Federal Id Number (FEIN)
Change in ownership type
Confirmation of change
Can I change the "Registration Date?" I will not be ready to collect in the state by the date I entered.

Questions to ask before you register

Do you have a requirement to register to collect and remit sales tax in a state?
Do you agree to collect and remit sales tax, but you do not sell and deliver products in some of the states?
Do you need help with your sales and use taxes?
Do you want an exemption from sales or use tax on your purchases?

General Registration FAQs

What are the benefits of registering under the SSUTA?
What does it mean to register through the Streamlined Registration System (SSTRS)?
Am I required register for a sales or use tax using the SSTRS?
May I use the SSTRS even if I have a legal obligation to register in a state?
Can I select the states that I want to register for?
My company is already registered in some states, how will this affect my registration?
Does registering through SSTRS remove my prior tax liability?
Will you be notified if a state becomes a new Streamlined Member state?
What is an Associate Member State?
Will a Streamlined state have access to my registration information if I do not register for that state?