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Vendor And Peddler

Required State License(s):

A sales tax license is required for sales of most products. You may call the Michigan Department of Treasury at (517) 636-4660.  

Personalized sales tax returns and a payment schedule will be mailed within four to six weeks after the registration has been processed. For further information about this process, please call the Michigan Department of Treasury at (517) 636-4730.  

When a business is engaged in processing, packing, repacking, canning, preserving, freezing, fabricating, storing, selling or offering for sale any food item, the business should be licensed as a food establishment. Contact the Department of Agriculture; (517) 373-1060. Also check with the Food Division about Labeling Laws.  

Other Possible License(s):  

When food products are prepared on the premises, a Food Service license should be obtained from your local health department.  

Depending on the type of food processed, federal license, certification or inspection may be required. Contact USDA Food Safety and Inspection Division; (608) 240-4080.  

Further Information:  

Peddler's licenses are issued by many counties. Contact your County Clerk's office for information.  

Revised:  5/2005 mc