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The Stark County Auditor

Vendor Licenses

110 Central Plaza S., Suite 210
Canton, OH

(330) 451-7354

Who must obtain a vendor’s license?

Every Ohio retailer (vendor) making taxable retail sales must obtain a vendor’s license, collect sales tax, file tax returns with   payment of tax collected, and maintain complete records of transactions.

Types of Vendor’s Licenses

There are two types of Vendor's Licenses - Regular and Transient (Transient Licenses can ONLY be purchased through the State of Ohio)

Regular/County Vendor’s License is the only vendor’s license issued by the Stark County Auditor Office and is required to sell products at a fixed place of business within the county. Vendors with multiple locations must obtain one regular vendor’s license for each fixed sales location. The application fee is $25, and there is no annual renewal fee.

Questions and Answers

Vendor’s License Forms

Business Resources

Ohio Department of Taxation
Starting a new business within the State of Ohio
Fictitious Name (DBA) Registration, Secretary of State
Federal ID Number (EIN)
Liquor Control
Ohio Business Gateway
Ohio Business Gateway Help Center
Business Classification Code List (NAICS Codes)