Flea Markets: How to know the one you're at is following the law

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

(WRDW/WAGT) – Many question what’s legal and what’s not when it comes to operating a flea market and even buying from one.

We’re on your side with what business owners need to go through to open their own flea market.

To make sure it’s legit, the business needs to be taxable and needs an Employer Identification Number.

An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies your business for tax purposes. It’s like a Social Security number but is meant for business related items only.

Locally, you could need to get a permit. To determine if you need a permit in South Carolina, click here. To determine if you need a permit in Georgia, click here.