What if I don’t have an address or warehouse in a given state?
You'll only collect sales taxes from customers who live in the states states where you have nexus.
You automatically have nexus in your home state and the most common causes for nexus in other states are:
- A warehouse
- An affiliate
- Stored inventory
- Drop shipping from a 3rd party provider
- Temporarily doing physical business in a state for a trade show or craft fair
If you don't have a permanent physical address in a state, you would use the city and zip code of the location that is creating nexus for you to calculate your rates. (e.g., Your affiliate's location or the address where you made sales at a trade show.)