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what licenses do i need to sell my homemade jams & jellies at the local farmer's market ?

Pam Mcgill, Homemade Food Homemade Food in OK

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Hi Pam Mcgill: Here is what you need for starting your
Homemade Food business in OK.


“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer


“My family lived off the land and summer evening meals featured baked stuffed tomatoes, potato salad, corn on the cob, fresh shelled peas and homemade ice cream with strawberries from our garden. With no air conditioning in those days, the cool porch was the center of our universe after the scorching days”. – David Mixner Jamie Oliver

Selling food from home. Meals include cooked meat, pasta, and veggies. Food prepared in a home kitchen
ANSWER: Hi Alisa, yes, you can open a Deep Fried Turkey Catering in Haiku, HI and the good news is that in HI Catering from home is ok. Namely, in HI Under HAR 11-50-3, Homemade Food (HMF) sales are allowed, but you can only make food that is not potentially hazardous.

Operators can use their home kitchen to produce products to sell directly to consumers.

However, keep in mind that homemade food sales by internet, mail order, consignment or at wholesale are not allowed.

Regardless, homemade food is subject to sales tax, so you will need to register a seller's permit.

That being said, you still need to register your business name "Uncle O"S Deep Fried Turkey," with a DBA, LLC or a corporation, get an EIN, a business license and if hiring a state EIN as well.

That said, everything else is like any other business.

For example, you need to select a legal structure such as LLC or partnership, and obtain a certificate for that structure.

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Selling food to the public in a food cart. Self-employed, at a location not at home. I am working on a location. Do I need licensing for mobile food?




ANSWER: Hi Brian, food businesses need all licensing like any other business as described below.

However, food businesses also need another type of permit or license, and that is a health permit.

That means that after you apply for all licensing here, then they will ask you to get a health permit as well.

That means that the city inspector has to come and take a look at whether the food and food service preparation and serving areas comply with current hygiene regulations.

For example, your food premises or mobile truck, trailer or cart, must comply with the FDA Food Code, which is a “model” code (guideline) that provides over 3000 local, state, tribal and federal food control agencies scientifically sound food safety information that follows national food regulatory policies such as following four simple steps—clean, separate, cook, and chill, which can help protect from food poisoning.

Here is a quote about food: "People who love to eat are always the best people." "Eating is a necessity, but eating intelligently is an art." "We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly." "If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him...the people who give you their food give you their heart."

That said, yes, you do need licensing.

First, "Bite Me Main Mobile Food, LLC," requires the creation of 2 legal documents:

One is the LLC certificate that has to be registered with an official article of organization, and the other, is the preparation and execution(singed and notarized but notarization not absolutely necessary) of an LLC operating agreement.

You need to set up an LLC because the suffix LLC denotes that you are an LLC.

If you don't want the "LLC" suffix, you have 3 more options for selecting your legal structure.

So, other than the LLC, you can select to be:

1. Sole proprietor,
2. Partnership,
3. Corporation.

So, you may want to be a corporation with an "Inc" suffix or a sole proprietor or partnership without any suffixes.

That said, regardless of which structure you select, you still need at least a business license and an EIN.

That is not all, however. Because food when sold is subject to sales tax, you need to obtain a seller's permit that you can use to collect the sales tax for each sale and then remit the tax to the State quarterly or however the State decides that you have to remit it, which it could also be semi-annually or annually.

The seller's permit can also be used to buy any prepared food, such as chips bags, or jars of food, wholesale. In most states, raw food is not subject to sales tax.

Finally, hiring food workers to prepare and or to sell the food, requires a federal EIN and a State EIN as well because you need to remit and report employment taxes to both the federal and state government.

Employees pay half of their Social Security and Medicare taxes. The employer must pay the other half.

This means they pay 5.65 percent of employee wages for these taxes and withhold the employee’s tax and pay that as well to the government(s).

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Required Registrations for Homemade Food.




A(n) Homemade Food Business Tax Registration
(Business License)

(Also callled an occupational license,or business permit.)

You can choose to be a(n) Homemade Food :

  • Sole Proprietor,
  • LLC,
  • Corporation or
  • Partnership.
    After you decide and select your business entity, you need licensing.



Santa Barbara Business Tax Registration ( Business License)
All businesses including home, online or mobile BUSINESS need a BUSINESS license because they are BUSINESSES.



A(n) Homemade Food business using a DBA Doing Business As Trade Name in Santa Barbara County , i.e., starting businesses using a company name other than the legal (given name) owner's name, need a(n) DBA Doing Business As Trade Name Registration.   For example, you start a(n) Homemade Food business and you call it "Ultra Homemade Food Co". You will need to file a trade firm name for it.

Also, keep in mind that in CA though, a business license and a DBA is necessary for most businesses but if your business sells any taxable items, you will need a sales tax ID number.  (A.K.A state id, wholesale, resale, reseller certificate, about $39 for most states).
Seller's Permit



Note: All businesses need a federal tax ID number except sole proprietors that are not employers and are not independent contractors.
An independent contractor is a self employed business person that receives more than $600 per year from anyone of his or her clients.
IRS rule: The client must issue a 1099 form to the independent contractor and the independent contractor must have a federal tax ID. However, even sole owners may obtain a federal ID and use it as a business tax ID instead of using their own social security number as a business tax ID number.
However, all other licenses that apply to sole proprietors as discussed here are requited regardless of getting a federal tax ID number.


If you are thinking of hiring help, you will need a state employer ID and an IRS number employer ID. I.e., a CA Federal Tax Id Number ($29)  and a(n) CA  State Employer Tax Number  


Instead of filing a fictitious business name DBA Filing (about $49 plus state and legal newspaper publication fees) in Santa Barbara, Incorporate in CA  or form a(n) CA LLC


If you will set up a corporation or form an LLC, you will not have to file a DBA (Doing Business As) unless your corproration or LLC name will be different that the busienss name you will trade under. Businesses that use the full legal name of the owner as a business name do not need to register an assumed business name. So, for example, your name is "John X Doe" and you use that as a business name.
 



If you do form an Food Mobile Services llc or incorporate (about $49 plus state fees for most states) your Homemade Food business instead of just filing a fictitious business name (dba), it will help you avoid legal and financial personal liability arising out of business transactions and you will not have to register the Santa Barbara business name. Instead of filing a Santa Barbara County fictitious business name (our service fee includes dba business name filing and legal paper publication) you can elect to incorporate in CA or form an CA LLC (starts @ $49 plus state fee for most states & includes bylaws and LLC operating agreement)..





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Quote: "Happiness is baking cookies. Happiness is giving them away...and serving them, and eating them, talking about them, reading and writing about them, thinking about them, and sharing them with you."

Businesses that make homemade food at home can only sell foods such as coffee and tea blends, dry foods such as granola, chips and popcorn, baked goods such as breads, cookies and some cakes, and jams and preserves as well as sauces.

I'm looking into possibly opening my own bakery. I am curious as to what licenses and certifications are required for such an establishment in the state to run a home based bakery business, I want to know where I can get my baked goods analysis and labels approved, who do I contact for stating a pet bakery I'm selling smoothies and boba teas.

Furthermore, I want to make and sell them here. Moreover, I also buy sodas, bakery, stuffed boba plushies and other little accessories to sell in the shop. By law, do I have to have general liability insurance?.



Hi Cookie, you can have a home bakery in GA, as discussed below. "Cookie's Bakery" is a trade name, so you need to file a DBA doing business as a certificate in GA. You also need a business license and a seller's permit because home baked items are subject to sales tax. So you need to get the seller's permit that you will use to collect sales tax.

The state of Georgia levies a 4% state sales tax rate on the retail sale of baked goods. That said, you can use the seller's permit to buy the bakery materials wholesale, so you don't need to pay sales tax. If you buy $1,000 worth of cooking ingredients, you will save $40. Food sales are allowed under Georgia regulations, Chapter 40-7-19. Bakers can use their home kitchen to produce products to sell directly to consumers and through on-line internet sales.

You will have to go through a state inspection, so the state will make sure that there is health and safety. For example, you cannot have pets in your house and make homemade food.

To qualify, you must take a food safety training course from one of three accredited entities.
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Q: Selling from home, making food plates and desserts, is what my business will consist of. What are my options to start my business?


A: Hello, Emily, Comfort Eats LLC sounds very appetizing to me. Making me hungry! I am letting you know that opening your business is very simple in Waco, TX. Waco is in the heart of Texas and has an average population of 134,000 people living there, so I am more than sure your business will be booming in no time. With that being said, let me guide you towards your goal. Four simple things we need to get to you for your business licensing:


    An LLC

    A Federal ID (EIN)

    Seller’s permit and a

    Business License


Why is it important to have the LLC? Well, that will give your business the name “ Comfort Eats LLC” and that also protects you from civil and financial liability. E.g. if the corporation has only $1,000 in a that business account, that is all they are allowed to sue you for. Not being able to take any of your personal assets away.

To continue on the EIN is part of the LLC, if you have employees to your corporation it is required to have an EIN. Also, this is a number that is linked to “Comfort Eats” that will be a social security number. A seller's permit is required if you sell or lease taxable items because you are selling food.

You will buy in wholesales and retail in order to sell your food. After that, we need to ask Waco, TX permission to have Comfort Eats LLC” run the business accordingly. This is a certificate that all businesses need to run legally. We are very glad to help you by registering your business to obtain all four certificates.

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I am not a business, I do not need a business license to sell pickled items. State of Wisconsin "pickle bill" Please read what I'm typing - the "pickle bill" in Wisconsin says I do not need a business license, what is a Seller's Permit? Is that a tax ID?

I don't have a business, I just want to have a bake sale, that's it. My friend wants me to deliver some to their store, so they can sell it, and I'll get a profit. My problem is I don't have a license to sell food to them, so can I just get my permit online to sell my homemade desserts?

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I am interested in opening a small shop selling hot sauces, oils, and unique gifts. I would be selling hot sauces, jams, jellies, oils and unique gifts. Furthermore, I would be buying all sauces and other items at wholesale and reselling them.

Still, I need a Business License, Seller's Permit, EIN, DBA, I want to sell marinades dressings and sauces What if I don't need employees starting off I can apply for at a later date? If I don't have employees. Can't I apply for that when I get to where I need employees, or do I have to get all the licenses and permits up front and use it when I need it?

Therefore, $200 can pretty much get me all the license and permits I need, and I can get it all here on this site Ok Thank you very much you have been of great help I will go over all the info we discussed and give from there.

I will, you have given me a wealth of info and I need to go through it before I apply, I just need to make sure I understand everything fully. Ok, therefore I need to first get the LLC then I don't need a DBA correct.

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You can get a food handler's certificate for $10 on this site.

Cottage Food Regulations, Chapter 40-7-19.


Cottage Food Application. The fee for the cottage food license is $100.




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Answer: all food sold retail requires that you collect sales tax, so you need at least the seller's permit for that and as a business, a business license and an EIN.


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IMPORTANT:

First select your business entity. Entities: Sole Proprietor, LLC, Corporation or Partnership.

check All Businesses , Regardless of Type, Need a Business License.

check All Businesses Using a Trade Name, Need a DBA

check Retailers/Wholesalers, Need a Seller's Permit.

check Employers Need a Federal Tax Id Number EIN State Tax Number EIN.

check Corporations, & LLCs Need a Federal Tax Id Number.

check Partnerships Need a Federal Tax Id Number and a DBA.

check Sole Proprietors Can Use a Federal Tax Id Number as a Business Tax ID.

check Instead of filing a DBA, You Can Incorporate or form an LLC

 
 


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