One of the most common questions that entrepreneurs have when they are starting out on a new business venture is the following:
“Do I need a business license to sell on Amazon?”
Sifting through tax regulations is not most people’s idea of a good time, and the convoluted language that they are often laid out in can be difficult to decipher. In this post, we are going to help you by demystifying some of beliefs surrounding the requirements for sellers when it comes to making sales on Amazon. Read on for more information.
In answer to the question posed in the intro, the short answer is “no”. You do not need a business license to sell on Amazon or any of the other popular e-commerce market places.
You are free to sell almost all products on Amazon without a license or registering yourself as a limited company. This is because most products are consumer goods that are …