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Frequently Asked Questions About Flea Markets

3 - Do nonprofit organizations have to collect tax?

Yes. Nonprofit organizations must collect tax on merchandise they sell, even if the goods are donated to them. Private individuals must also collect tax even if they plan to donate the proceeds to a nonprofit organization. Private individuals are not eligible for a sales and use tax exemption certificate. Sales by religious organizations and sales of food by volunteer fire companies and veterans' organizations are exempt.

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  q1 - Do I have to display my license at a flea market?
  q2 - Why do I have to collect the tax on used goods if they were probably taxed when new?
  q3 - Do nonprofit organizations have to collect tax?
  q4 - Are sales to other dealers exempt?
  q5 - Can I make sales on a "tax-included" basis?
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