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How do I become tax exempt at CandleScience?

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IMPORTANT SALES TAX UPDATE: January 2019 

CandleScience will be required to collect sales tax in additional states effective January 2019 due to the United States Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair issued Summer 2018.


Not registered with your state to be tax-exempt yet?

You will need to contact your state or local department of revenue to register for sales tax exemption due to your organization's type or for the purposes of resale. For more information, check out our article What is a resale certificate and how do I get one?


REGISTERING YOUR EXEMPTION DOCUMENTS WITH US


1) Find your state below. If there is a form listed, please fill it out and sign. 

2) Upload the state-specific document from the first step to our online form found here and fill out the accompanying submission fields. The information submitted in our online form must match the information in the attached document.

3) Once we have received your submission, we will validate it with your state. We will be in touch through the email address associated with the submission regarding your tax-exempt status. Please note that you are not tax-exempt with CandleScience until you receive a notification. 

If you do not hear from us within 4-5 business days after submitting your request, please reach out to our Customer Support team through our support page here.

 

PROCESSING TIME

Expected processing time is currently 4-5 business days, and you will receive an email confirmation when processing is complete.  Please note that we cannot refund sales tax paid on orders placed before tax exemption is fully processed.

 

QUESTIONS?

Please contact us at support@candlescience.com if you have any questions or concerns.  We have also created a list of Frequently Asked Questions on this topic which we are constantly updating.

All information is strictly confidential, and will never be shared except with taxing or governmental authorities as required by law.


 

 

STATE SPECIFIC FORMS

If you are located in Alabama please submit a copy of your sales tax license.

If you are located in Arizona please search for the applicable form here.

If you are located in Arkansas please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in California please complete this form.

If you are located in Colorado please complete this form.

If you are located in Connecticut please search for the applicable form here.

If you are located in Florida, please search for the sales tax annual resale certificate here. Instructions can be found here.

If you are located in Georgia please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in Hawaii please complete this form.

If you are located in Idaho please complete this form.

If you are located in Illinois please complete this form.

If you are located in Indiana please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Iowa please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Kansas please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Kentucky please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in Louisiana please print a certificate obtained through this portal.

If you are located in Maine please complete this form.

If you are located in Maryland please submit a copy of your sales and use tax license.

If you are located in Massachusetts please complete this form.

If you are located in Michigan please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Minnesota please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in Mississippi please submit a copy of your Sales Tax Permit or Seller’s Use Tax Permit.

If you are located in Missouri please complete this form.

If you are located in Nebraska please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Nevada please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in New Jersey please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in New Mexico please complete this form.

If you are located in New York please search for the applicable form here.

If you are located in North Carolina please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in North Dakota please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Ohio please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Oklahoma please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in Pennsylvania please complete this form.

If you are located in Rhode Island please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in South Carolina please complete this form.

If you are located in South Dakota please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Tennessee please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in Texas please complete this form.

If you are located in Utah please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Vermont please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in Virginia please complete this form.

If you are located in Washington please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

If you are located in Washington D.C. please complete this form.

If you are located in West Virginia please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Wisconsin please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 
If you are located in Wyoming please complete this form. Instructions for filling out this form can be found on Page 2 of the document. 

 

If your state is not listed above, then we are not currently required to collect sales tax from you unless your order is marked for pick up.  In that case, please contact support@candlescience.com for exemption instructions.

 

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