To be able to sell beads & jewelry at the Oakland CA show, there are a few things that need to be done.
- GET A CALIFORNIA RESELLER’S PERMIT If you aren’t already registered with the California Board of Equalization to file/pay taxes you must do that in advance of the show. www.boe.ca.gov. On the home page under the LOGIN button is a link that says “new registration”, click it. Select “register a business activity with BOE” (or “Add a new location to an existing account” if you already have an account). Select whatever applies to you. Follow the steps. You can call 800-400-7115 for more help. You may need to already have an EIN to complete this process.
- CITY OF OAKLAND SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT If your company isn’t located in the City of Oakland, you required to get a city special event permit for $60. Link to application and information. If your company is located in the City of Oakland, you should already have a Business Tax Certificate with Oakland.
- SELLING TO TAX EXEMPT CUSTOMERS To sell to customers that are tax-exempt and have a Reseller’s License, you will need to have them each sign (for your records) a form BOE-230 from the Board of Equalization. Here is a link to FAQ for more info.
- WE ARE REQUIRED TO GIVE THE CITY OF OAKLAND A LIST OF OUR EXHIBITORS SO BE SURE YOU FILL OUT AND PAY FOR YOUR PERMIT!
We give this information as a guide. It is your responsibility to make sure that you have all the necessary permits and licenses.