Starting a business is a dream that requires a lot of hard work and dedication. There are several steps you must take before your business actually gets off the ground, however. If you live in Maryland, read the instructions below to see how to obtain a vending license.
Things You'll Need
- Employer Identification Number
- Combined online registration application
How to Obtain a Vending License in Maryland
Contact the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation. With this department's help, you can register your business name and obtain a Trade Name Application. You can get in touch with this office by calling (410) 767-1340.
Obtain a federal Employer Identification Number (EIN). You may apply online for this on the Internal Revenue Service's website (irs.gov).
Get in touch with the Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury. This office will help you set up business tax accounts and additional accounts for things like alcohol and motor fuel. You can call the department at (410) 767-1313 or submit the Combined Registration Online Application.
Contact the clerk of the circuit court district you plan on opening your business in. You can call the office or visit the website for business license requirements. Every county is different, so make sure you know the requirements specific to the county your business will be located in. Follow your county's instructions on obtaining a business license.
Tips & Warnings
- A helpful feature on Maryland's Business License Information System site (blis.state.md.us/) is a search engine that allows you to enter your business type (i.e., food) and see the steps you need to take for your specific business.
Concession Stand Requirements
Straightforward though the concept of a concession stand may seem, operating one at a festival, park, mall or stadium can involve a...
How to Buy Cigarette Vending Machines
If your looking to buy a cigarette vending machine, then you will need to consider a few issues before you purchase the...
How to Obtain a Vendor's License in Ohio
To conduct most types of business in Ohio, you will need a vendor's license. An Ohio vendor's license is required to make...
How to Obtain a Vending License
People who start their own businesses are required to get a vendor's (business) license for paying local sales taxes. There are basically...
How to Get a Vending Street License
As a street vendor, for your business to be a legal entity, operating within city or municipalities limits, you will need to...
How to Get a Business License in Maryland
Starting a business requires a good bit of initial paperwork, and a business license or occupational license is essential for almost every...
How to Obtain a Catering License in Maryland
Food prepared with rotten ingredients or through unsafe cooking practices (such as undercooking, unclean hands or dirty utensils) is a health risk....
How to Start a Roadside Vending Business in Maryland
More and more people are considering small business as an option or rather a solution to financial difficulties in a tough economy....
How to Get a Food Vendors License
A food vendor is an individual or business who sells food to customers at different venues such as flea markets, special events...