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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is an Employer Identification Number (EIN)?

An EIN is a unique, nine-digit identification number issued by the IRS to domestic business entities.

We are required to have a valid EIN on file for all of our customers.

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How will I know when my licenses expire?

We'll send you automated emails both one month before and the day of each license expiration.

You can also view the status of your account documents on your account page.

How do I re-submit updated documents?

You can submit updated account documents using this form!

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

United States of America

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Alabama Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN, one of the following documents is required to apply for a wholesale account:

  • Alabama Sales Tax License
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate
  • Sales & Use Tax Certificate of Exemption

Retail business operators will also need to provide a Tobacco and Alternative Nicotine Products License in order to view and purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products.

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Alaska Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN, an Alaska Business License is required to have a wholesale account with us.

Those who wish to view and purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products will need to provide an Alaska Business License with an official Endorsement.

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Arizona Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN, one of the following documents is required to apply for a wholesale account:

  • Transaction Privilege Tax License (TPT)
  • Arizona Form 5000A
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

Retailers or wholesalers in Arizona are not required to submit additional documents to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Arkansas Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN, one of the following documents is required to apply for a wholesale account:

  • Sales Tax & Use Permit
  • ST391: Exemption Certificate
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

Retailers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ Retail Permit.

Wholesalers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ Wholesale Permit.

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California Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN, one of the following documents is required to apply for a wholesale account:

  • Seller's Permit
  • California Resale Certificate
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

Retailers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ Retail Permit.

Wholesalers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ Wholesale Permit.

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Colorado Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN, one of the following documents is required to apply for a wholesale account:

  • Sales Tax License
  • Form DR 0563
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

Retailers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ Tobacco/Nicotine License.

Wholesalers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ Nicotine Products Distributor License.

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Connecticut Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN, one of the following documents is required to apply for a wholesale account:

  • Sales and Use Tax Permit
  • Sales and Use Tax Resale Certificate
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

AĀ Cigarette LicenseĀ is required to purchase tobacco products from us.

AĀ ļ»æDealer of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System or Vapor Productļ»æ license is required to purchase vapor and e-cigarette products from us.

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Delaware Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN,Ā anĀ Active Business LicenseĀ is required to have a wholesale account with us.

Business operators that wish to purchase tobacco or vapor products must have anĀ Active Business License with Cigarette/Tobacco Endorsement.

WholesalersĀ that wish to purchase tobacco or vapor products must have anĀ Active Business License with Vapor or Cigarette Wholesaler and Affixing Agent Endorsement.

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Florida Wholesale Requirements

In addition to an EIN,Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • Florida Annual Resale Certificate for Sales Tax
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

AĀ Retail Tobacco Products Dealer Permitļ»æ is required to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Georgia Wholesale Requirements

In addition to anĀ EIN,Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to apply for a wholesale account:

  • Sales Tax License
  • Form DR 0563
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

Retailers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ License to Sell Tobacco, Alternative Nicotine, or Vapor Products (Retail Authorization).

Wholesalers that wish to purchase tobacco, vapor, and e-cigarette products must provide a validĀ License to Sell Tobacco, Alternative Nicotine, or Vapor Products (Wholesale Authorization).

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Hawaii Wholesale Requirements

In addition to aĀ Federal Tax ID NumberĀ (also known as an EIN or FEIN),Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • General Excise Tax License
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate*
  • G-17: Resale Certificates for Goods*

Retail business operators must have a validĀ 
Retail Tobacco PermitĀ on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

Wholesale business operators must have a validĀ Cigarette and Tobacco LicenseĀ on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Idaho Wholesale Requirements

In addition to aĀ Federal Tax ID NumberĀ (also known as an EIN or FEIN),Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • Seller's Permit
  • ST-101: Sales Tax Resale Certificate
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

Business operators must have a validĀ Tobacco PermitĀ on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Illinois Wholesale Requirements

In addition to aĀ Federal Tax ID NumberĀ (also known as an EIN or FEIN),Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • Sales Tax Permit
  • Sales Tax Exemption Certificate
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate

Business operators must have a validĀ Tobacco PermitĀ on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Indiana Wholesale Requirements

In addition to aĀ Federal Tax ID NumberĀ (also known as an EIN or FEIN),Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • Registered Retail Merchant Certificate (RRMC)
  • ST-105: General Sales Tax Exemption Certificate

All business operators must have a validĀ Tobacco Sales CertificateĀ on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

Wholesale business operators must have a validĀ Other Tobacco Product Distributor's LicenseĀ on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Iowa Wholesale Requirements

In addition to aĀ Federal Tax ID NumberĀ (also known as an EIN or FEIN),Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • Sales Tax Permit
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate
  • 31014: Iowa Sales Use Exise Tax Exemption Certificate

All business operators must have a valid Retail Cigarette / Tobacco / Nicotine / Vapor PermitĀ on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Kansas Wholesale Requirements

In addition to aĀ Federal Tax ID NumberĀ (also known as an EIN or FEIN),Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • Retailers' Sales Tax Registration Certificate
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate
  • ST-28A: Resale Exemption Certificate

All business operators must have a valid Retail Cigarette/Electronic Cigarette Dealer's LicenseĀ and Kansas Consumable Materials Tax Registration on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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Kentucky Wholesale Requirements

In addition to aĀ Federal Tax ID NumberĀ (also known as an EIN or FEIN),Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • Sales and Use Tax Permit
  • Uniform Sales & Use Tax Resale Certificate
  • 51A105: Resale Certificate

All businessĀ operators must have a valid Retail Distributor (Tobacco Product or Vapor Products) LicenseĀ andĀ Tobacco Products Distributor (Tobacco Products or Vapor Products) on fileĀ to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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US Territories

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District of Columbia Wholesale Requirements

In addition to anĀ EIN,Ā oneĀ of the following documents is required to have a wholesale account with us:

  • DC Basic Business License
  • Sales Tax & Use Certificate of Resale (OTR-368)

Retailers must also have a validĀ Basic Business License for Cigarette Retailļ»æ on file to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

Wholesalers must also have a validĀ Basic Business License for Cigarette Wholesale on file to purchase tobacco, vapor, or e-cigarette products from us.

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