Many companies have placed their exemption certificates/direct pay permits on the internet for anyone to grab. It sounds like a great idea, but it is wise to remember your name and signature are included. If, at any point, the certificate is used in a fraudulent manner, you are responsible for penalties and interests, and the excuse that you did not know it was issued will be moot. A harsh example, yes, but it is important to take control and protect yourself.
Other recent “Exemption Certificate Mgmt.” posts by Silvia Aguirre:
- Exemption Certificates for Federal Government Purchases
- Marketplace Fairness: What Does It Mean For Exemption Certificates?
- Will Oregon Start Charging Sales Tax? If So - Are You Ready?
- Canada is Bringing Back Exemption Certificates!
- Louisiana Changes State Forms to Include Parish Exemptions
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