Reseller Tax Exemptions

Due to various economic sales tax nexus rules we are required to collect and remit sales tax is most US states.  If you are in the business of reselling the merchandise you purchase from us you may be exempt from sales tax. 

To claim and make purchases with sales taxes removed please complete the following:

  1. Create an Online Account
  2. Find and complete the required form for your state (See state requirements and forms below).
  3. Email Us at sales@containersource.com with your tax exemption paper work.  Pictures, scans or photocopies are all acceptable. This can also be faxed at (800) 499-6128 or mailed to:
    Container Source
    Attn: Bradley Youst
    151 Crawford Rd
    Downingtown, PA 19335
  4. Tax exempt orders can now be completed using the email address you provided during the Online Account creation step. 

Sales Tax Exemptions By State

Alabama

Resale certificates in Alabama are available using the Alabama Certificate of Exemption (Form ST-EX-A1).

Expiration Date:Does not expire unless there is a change in operations.

 

Arizona

Resale certificate in Arizona are available using either the  Arizona Resale Certificate (Form 5000A) or the Multistate Tax Uniform Sales and Use Tax Certificate.

Expiration Date: Should be renewed every twelve months.

 

Arkansas

To get a Arkansas resale certificates are available by using the Arkansas Exemption Certificate (Form ST 391) or the Streamlined Exemption Certificate Form.

Expiration Date: Should be renewed every twelve months.

 

California

California Resale Certificate (CDTFA-230) is needed for resale in the state of California. You will need a valid  California seller’s permit number.

Expiration Date:Does not expire 

 

Colorado

A Colorado resale certificate can be complete using the Colorado Sales Tax Exemption Form (DR 0563)

Expiration Date:Does not expire 

 

Connecticut

Connecticut Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate is needed for sales tax exemption is Connecticut.

Expiration Date:Three years from filing.

 

District of Columbia

A resale certificate in Washington DC is obtained by completing the District of Columbia Sales & Use Tax Certificate of Resale (OTR-368).

Expiration Date:One year from filing.

 

Florida

Florida only requires a copy of your sellers permit to make tax exempt purchases.

Expiration Date:Refer to the expiration date on your sellers permit.

 

Georgia

Georgia requires you to submit a Georgia Certificate of Exemption (ST-5).

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Hawaii

For resale certificate in Hawaii, you will need to fill the Resale Certificate Form G-17

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Idaho

A resale certificate in Idaho is obtained by filling out the Idaho Sales Tax Resale Certificate (Form ST-101).

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Illinois

Illinois requires a completed Illinois Certificate of Resale (CRT-61).

Expiration Date:Three years from filing.

 

Indiana

A completed form Indiana General Sales Tax Exemption Certificate (ST-105) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire. 

 

Iowa

A completed form Iowa Sales Tax Exemption Certificate 31-014 is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Three years from filing.

 

Kansas

A completed form  Kansas Resale Exemption Certificate ST-28A or Kansas Streamlined Sales Tax PR-78SSTA is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Kentucky

A completed form  Kentucky Resale Certificate 51A105 is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Louisiana

Louisiana requires just a copy of your sellers permit for resale purchases.

Expiration Date:Three years from filing.

 

Maine

Maine requires just a copy of your sellers permit for resale purchases.

Expiration Date: Valid up to 5 years.

 

Maryland

A completed form Maryland Blanket Resale Certificate is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire 

 

Massachusetts

A completed form Form ST-4 Sales Tax Resale Certificate is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire 

 

Michigan

A completed form Michigan Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption (Form 3372)  is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire 

 

Missouri

A completed form  Missouri Sales Tax Exemption Certificate is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire 

 

Nebraska

A completed form  Nebraska Resale Certificate (Form 13) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire 

 

Nevada

A completed form Nevada Resale Certificate is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire

 

New Jersey

A completed form  New Jersey Resale Certificate (Form ST-3) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

New Mexico

A completed form  Multistate Tax Commission’s Uniform Sales Tax Certificate is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

New York

A completed form  New York Resale Certificate (Form ST-120) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire. 

 

North Carolina

A completed form  Streamlined Sales Certificate of Exemption Form (Form E-595E) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

North Dakota

A completed form North Dakota Certificate of Resale (SFN 21950) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Ohio

A completed form  Sales Exemption Certificate (Form STEC B) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Oklahoma

A completed form Streamlined Exemption Certificate Form for Oklahoma is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Pennsylvania

A completed form Pennsylvania Exemption(Form REV-1220) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Rhode Island

A completed form  Rhode Island Resale Certificate is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

South Carolina

A completed form  South Carolina Resale (Form ST-8A) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

South Dakota

A completed form South Dakota Exemption (Form 2040) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Tennessee

A completed form Streamlined Sales Tax Exemption Certificate is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Texas

A completed form Texas Sales Tax Resale Certificate (Form 01-339) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Utah

A completed form  Utah Exemption (Form TC-721), the Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement Exemption, or the Uniform Sales Tax Form is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Vermont

A completed form  Vermont Sales Tax Exemption Certificate (Form S-3) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Virginia

A completed form Virginia Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption (Form ST-10) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Washington

Washington requires just a copy of your sellers permit to make tax exempt purchases for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

West Virginia

A completed form Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Exemption is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Wisconsin

A completed form Wisconsin Sales Tax Exemption (Form S-211) is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.

 

Wyoming

A completed form Wyoming Sales Tax Exemption Form is required for resale.

Expiration Date:Does not expire.