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California Bond of Seller (Sales Tax Bond)

What is a California Bond of Seller (Sales and Use Tax Bond)?

A Bond of Seller is a surety bond required by the California State Board of Equalization for many businesses that sell taxable items in the state. The state uses a formula to determine the bond amount required based on estimated sales tax revenue collected by the business. Applicants should have the bond amount requirement from the state prior to requesting a surety bond quote so we can provide an accurate quote.

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Why is a California Bond of Seller Required?

The bond provides a guarantee to the State of California that sales taxes will be collected and paid by all sellers in the state according to the California Revenue and Taxation Code.

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Once you have received your original bond from Surety Bonds Direct, it needs to be filed with the California State Board of Equalization along with other required documentation.


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