Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you this evening.My apologies but based on the code you listed, you are most definitely covered under the definition. As under the code a 'secondhand dealer' is someone who buys, sells, or trades second-hand items. By your own definition you purchase second-hand items from stores to resell, making you a secondhand dealer. You also receive items from others for the purpose of resale--that can be considered the 'trade' and the 'sell' element from the definition. Not all of the conditions must be met under this definition to be bound, merely some, and since it appears you do re-sell secondhand goods, you would be a dealer under definition. It does not matter if those items come as a donation, from an estate sale, or you buy or trade for them yourself, the fact that you re-sell second-hand goods is sufficient, at least based on how this language is written.I am very sorry, but it does appear as if you are bound under the law and under the new requirements.Good luck.
i do not purchase used items
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