Mike Kovack

Mike Kovack
Medina County Auditor

144 N. Broadway St, Medina, OH  44256
Medina:  (330) 725-9754     Toll free:  (844) 722-3800, ext. 9754

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Vendor's Licenses

Any entity opening a retail business must apply for a vendor's license for the sole purpose of charging sales tax.

A corporation or an LLC must have an Ohio Charter Number, Federal ID Number, names, addresses and Social Security Numbers of its officers.  An officer must sign the application.

Partnerships must have a Federal ID Number, Social Security numbers, addresses, and the signatures of ALL partners.

All businesses must have:

  • A street address located in Medina County
    (a PO Box may only be used as a mailing address).
  • Business starting date.
  • A clear description of the business.
  • An estimate of monthly sales tax (under or over $200).
  • A signature at the bottom of the application.
  • A copy of a current liquor license or firearms license, if applicable.
  • A check for $25.00, made payable to the Medina County Treasurer.

To obtain a Federal ID Number, call  (800) 829-4933. 

If any of the following items apply to your business, please indicate this on your completed application.

  • Commercial Scales
  • Gas Pumps
  • UPC Scanners

A trade name or DBA is not needed when the business is under sole ownership.  If you are going to use one, it is a good idea to register it with the Secretary of State at (614) 466-2655.

If you have any questions regarding this or any other matter, please do not hesitate to contact our office at Medina:  (330) 725-9138, Toll Free(844) 722-3800, ext. 9138.

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