Verify a sales or meals tax certificate

It's a simple process with MassTaxConnect.

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What you need

If your business has a received a Form ST-4 from a potential buyer, you can find out if that buyer is registered with the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

Go to MassTaxConnect.

Under the business tab select Verify sales tax resale certificate. Under ID type select sales tax or meals tax.

Then you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Seller's ID (this is your business ID number)
  • Buyer's ID (this is the ID number from the business who presented the Form ST-4)
  • You will receive a reply from MasstaxConnect immediately.

For further information about the use of resale certificates, see 830 CMR 64H.8.1 Resale and Exempt Use Certificates.

How to view

Go to MassTaxConnect.

Under the business tab select Verify sales tax resale certificate. Under ID type select sales tax or meals tax.

Then you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Seller's ID (this is your business ID number)
  • Buyer's ID (this is the ID number from the business who presented the Form ST-4)
  • You will receive a reply from MasstaxConnect immediately.

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