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I have a small business and I do vinyl work (like personalized

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I have a small business and I do vinyl work (like personalized tumblers) and very little embroidery work. Am I supposed to be charging sales tax and paying taxes?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Finance
Expert:  Megan C replied 3 years ago.

MyVirtualCPA :

Thank you for your question, and thanks for using JustAnswer.com

MyVirtualCPA :

Services performed on tangible items is a taxable service, and therefore in your situation you should be collecting sales tax from your customers

MyVirtualCPA :

If you have not already, then I would simply register with the state and start doing so now.

MyVirtualCPA :

Keep in mind you only have to do this for items that you sell within the state of Alabama.

Customer:

Okay. Thank you. So I don't have to collect on customers out of Alabama?

MyVirtualCPA :

Correct. Only those within the state

Customer:

Great! How often will I pay the taxes? I am very new to this!

MyVirtualCPA :

You can read about sales and use taxes in Alabama here: http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/

MyVirtualCPA :

Sales tax returns are filed monthly

Customer:

Okay

MyVirtualCPA :

IS there anything else I can help you with? If not, please rate my response as "excellent" so that I may receive credit for assisting you today

Customer:

I don't think so. Okay. Thank you for your help!

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Expert:  Megan C replied 3 years ago.
Skye,

Thanks for your positive rating. Please come back and visit MyVirtualCPA for any of your tax, finance, or social security needs. It was a pleasure working with you today.

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