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A food pop-up vendor is a business that enters into an agreement with a food-pop up host (a restaurant, brewery, distillery, winery, or bar) to use the host's kitchen and facilities to prepare and sell its own menu, often on a recurring schedule.
This page is for pop-up vendors. Food pop-up vendors apply for a permit from the Bureau of Revenue. There is a separate application for food pop-up hosts, who apply to the Department of Safety and Permits.
All businesses that sell food or other goods are required to register, obtain a license, and collect and remit taxes to the Bureau of Revenue - Sales Tax. These businesses will be mailed tax returns each month and will be required to remit the taxes to the Bureau of Revenue by the 20th of the month following the month of the collections.
The sale of alcoholic beverages by the food pop-up vendor is prohibited. A food pop-up host may sell alcoholic beverages during the food pop-up if the host has the proper alcoholic beverage licenses.
Permit fees for food pop-up vendors are $150.00 annually, and a $50.00 application fee. Occupational license fees and other fees may apply.
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