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Do I need a license or permit to buy items wholesale from China

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Do I need a license or permit to buy items wholesale from China and sell in Massachusetts, USA? Besides standard state sales licenses, what if any additional permit or licenses might I need to buy items from China and sell here?
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Yes. You need a license. An Import/Export license application may be obtained by calling the Massachusetts Import/Export Center and speaking with a representative at(NNN) NNN-NNNNor by downloading the application.

Here is the link to the application and an explanation of the process:

http://www.mass.gov/export/compliance.htm

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