Belmont County Auditor | Belmont County, Ohio
Vendor's License
Regular Vendor's License

Issued by the County Auditor to vendors with a fixed place of business within the county. Vendors must have a vendor's license for each sales location. Click here for an application: Vendor's License Application

Application Fee: $25.00

Any change in the sales location (i.e. moving from one town to another, moving to another location in town, moving to a new location within a shopping center) covered by a regular county vendor's license requires the vendor to file for a change of address with the Ohio Department of Taxation, as long as the location remains in the same county.

Transient Vendor's License

Issued by the Department of Taxation to vendors who transport stocks of goods to temporary places of business in order to make sales (i.e. Flea markets, bazaars). A Transient vendor's license is valid in all 88 Counties of Ohio.

Applications for transient vendor's licenses issued by the Department of taxation are available at their website:, or by calling 800-282-1782.

Application Fee: $25.00

Every Ohio retailer (vendor) making taxable retail sales must obtain a vendor's license, collect sales tax, file tax returns with payments of tax collected and maintain complete records of transactions. Ohio Revised Code: Chapter 5739

Vendor's licenses are not transferable. Any change in ownership (sole proprietor to partnership, partnership to corporation, corporation to sole proprietor, partnership to sole proprietor) requires a new license.

Any questions regarding the filing of sales tax returns should be directed to the Department of Taxation at 1-800-282-1782.

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