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Michigan Form Guide

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Streamlined Sales Tax Form 

  • Rev. 3/06-2


Required fields:

  1. State filled in as MI.
  2. Name of purchaser, including street address, city and state.
  3. Purchaser’s tax ID number with state issued or FEIN or State Driver ID, or Foreign Diplomat number. May still be valid if blank, but ID number entered in Part 5 below.
  4. Name of seller.
  5. At least one selection in Part 4: type of business.
  6. At least one selection in Part 5: reason for exemption. ID number must be entered in this section or in item 3 above.
  7. Signature of purchaser.


  • RAB 2002-15 states that governments, school, non-profits and other agencies may be exempt by regulation, but should still provide the vendor with a valid exemption certificate. These agencies may not have a state permit number, but should identify themselves as being exempt.
  • You can find these forms in the certificate library.

  • If Michigan drops from SST, then the prior rules go into effect. Per Section 17 of the General Sales Tax Act (MCL 205.67) the vendor must maintain records of:
  1. Name and address of the person to whom the sale is made.
  2. The date of the sale.
  3. A description of the article purchased.
  4. The type of exemption claimed.
  5. The amount of the sale.
  6. Sales tax license number of customer, if they have one.
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