Thank you Lady Hawthorne and everyone else who has given some tips and encouraged me with this issue.
It sounds so easy for all of you living in states other than FL. I went to the website for getting a sales tax id and below is a pic of the requirements for a sole proprietor to have before registering to collect sales tax here in FL. For ‘Pete’s sake’.
This is depressing to say the least! Etsy doesn’t give out a 1099K for the IRS unless you have $20,000 in sales or 200 sales in a year. I would need to keep records, which wouldn’t be hard to do.
What I really need to figure out is what is the ‘easy-peasy’ way to get a sales tax id# here in FL.
Hopefully this will be figured out sometime soon. If not, I give up. It won’t be the end of the world, just the end of my shop, unless I just don’t sell to people who live in Florida. I don’t even know if that is possible, but it is a thought.
Later ~ Have a great weekend ~ FlowerLady