Don’t know about California – I’m in Florida, but the following may be helpful as some general guidelines to help you find the answers that would be specific to California.
Here, in Florida, most items sold under cottage-food law would NOT be taxable, but CANDY is ALWAYS taxable. Thus, bread, cookies, cakes, muffins, etc. would not be taxed but…[Read more]
Sandy, in which state are you starting your cottage-food business. Some require inspections and some don’t. It’s also possible that some municipalities may require inspections, even if the state does not.
Since I’m in Florida, I don’t know about Oregon, in particular, but the main thing would be that all of the cooking would have to be done in your home kitchen. That means that, unless there is something specific against frying, you may fry the doughnuts AT HOME, then package them and sell them at, for example, a farmers market. You would NOT be…[Read more]
Do any of you, out there, know of any sources for pre-printed product labels that aren’t massively more expensive than just using your own laser printer and sheets of blank labels? I’d like to have a bunch of product labels all ready to go without having to print them every time, but extra toner, etc., but the sources I have checked all seem to…[Read more]
Wish I could remember what made it work, but I finally was able to add my CFO.
Unfortunately, now, when I try to add products, the form won’t submit.
As with Angel, I have tried multiple browsers and platforms (Firefox and Chrome on Linux, Android and Windows).
Welcome back, David, and thank you for making the Add-CFO page available again.
Unfortunately, it is not fully functional, since the location search never finishes, thus making it impossible to submit the form.
Where are you located?
Most cottage-food laws do not allow selling across state lines.
Even within state lines, they often don’t allow shipping. You may deliver personally or customers may come to you (at your home or at an accepted venue such as a farmers market), but you may not ship (e. g. UPS, USPS, FedEx, etc.).
Even considering all of the…[Read more]
It depends upon the laws for your state. For example, in Florida, you CAN sell the cupcakes online, but the customers cannot be outside of Florida and you may not ship the orders (UPS, USPS, FedEx, etc.). You may deliver the orders personally or customers may pick up the orders at your home (if your HOA, etc. allows it) or at a farmers market…[Read more]
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