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Alabama-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Keith Warren, executive director– Hope Childers, administrator

PHONE: 334-420-7235

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: keith@alstateboard.com   or hope@alstateboard.com

BOARD’S EMAIL: auctioneers@alstateboard.com

WEBSITE:  www.auctioneer.alabama.gov

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  yes

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  yes, if apprentice serves only one year apprenticeship, and no if the apprentice serves a two-year apprenticeship

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  yes

No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity however there are time limits on licensure for some states

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   monthly

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Yes, 6 hours every odd numbered year.   Licensees 65 years and older are exempt.

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: yes, the board no longer has a residency requirement.

LICENSES EXPIRE: September 30th annually

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: 2-3 weeks

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: yes

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS:  This recent AG Opinion is related to internet/online auctions and the Board is currently working on new rules & regulations.

https://auctioneer.alabama.gov/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/AG-Opinion-2024-008.pdf

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN. TX, VA, WV

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  contact the Alabama dept. Of revenue-sales, use & business tax division @ 334-242-1490

Arkansas-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Kelli Black

PHONE: 501-682-1156                                                      

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: kelli.black@arkansas.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: kelli.black@Aarkansas.gov

WEBSITE: http://www.aralb.com

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes                                                                       

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED: No

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:  4 times annually

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:   Yes, 6 hours per year

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: Yes

LICENSES EXPIRE June 30th

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: minimum of 8 weeks due to background checks

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED:  Yes

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: No

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Not at this time, but estate sales do require licensing from this board.

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: AL, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, PA, TN, TX, WI

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact Board office for information on this.

Florida-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON:  Stacey Buccieri

PHONE: 850-717-1982

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: Stacey.Buccieri@myfloridalicense.com  

BOARD’S EMAIL: Stacey.Buccieri@myfloridalicense.com 

WEBSITE: www.myfloridalicense.com

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No, if classroom instruction has been completed by the licensee.

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED: Yes, 80 hours of instruction from an approved auction school.

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes, for initial license unless qualified for reciprocity or endorsement

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   Daily

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:    No

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  Yes

LICENSES EXPIRE: November 30th of odd numbered years) RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  4 weeks

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: No. Only a broker’s license is required. A licensed broker is defined in Section 475.00(1)(a). Florida Statutes do not require an auctioneer license to sell real estate at auction.

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: No

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MS, NH, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact Florida Department of Revenue at   Welcome to the Florida Department of Revenue website

Georgia

CONTACT PERSON:  Brad Coman, Executive Director

PHONE: 844-753-7825

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: bcoman@sos.ga.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: Trades3@sos.ga.gov

WEBSITE: https://sos.ga.gov/Georgia-auctioneers-commission

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED: Yes, must attend an approved auction school

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity however there are time limits on licensure for some states.

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:  Administered by PSI, exams given frequently according to OPSI schedule.  Applicants approved for exam by the Commission are contacted by PSI to verify eligibility and to provide instructions on registering for the exam. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:    Yes, 8 hours within the previous 24 months

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  No

LICENSES EXPIRE: February 28th of the even numbered years

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  The agency asks that applicants allow up to 15 days for processing of all applications and correspondence.  The Commission has given staff the authority to issue some licenses once the application is complete.  For applications that require full Commission review, the Commission meets every other month and those applications are reviewed and approved then.

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: Yes. For Real Estate licenses, contact the Georgia Real Estate Commission

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS:  Yes.

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH  The Commission does not maintain an official list of states.  They look at the individual state’s licensing requirements when making a decision on licensing a Georgia license.

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Yes.  For possible exceptions, contact the GA Department of Revenue

Illinois-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Susan Sigourney                                 

PHONE: 217-785-9640

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: susan.sigourney@illinois.gov 

BOARD’S EMAIL: none      

WEBSITE:  https://idfpr.illinois.gov/profs/auctioneers.html

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  N/A                                                           

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  NO

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: Yes.  No exam is required if a license is being obtained through reciprocity. Our testing vendor is PSI – Exam information:  2022-11-15-auction-psi-exam-handbook.pdf (illinois.gov)

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   Weekly, Monday through Friday

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:   Yes, 12 hours every two years, but the auctioneer is exempt from CE if it is his or her first renewal. One hour of sexual Harassment Prevention Training is required for all of the licensees licensed under the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which includes auctioneers.

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: Yes, but you still must be licensed in a state with which Illinois has a reciprocal agreement.  However, you do not need to reside in that state.

LICENSES EXPIRE: Every two years on December 31 in the even numbered years.

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE 4-6 weeks

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: To sell “real” property in Illinois, you must have an IL real estate license (there are auctioneers who were grandfathered when the law passed, therefore they can auction “real” property at auction without a real estate license.  Their auction license numbers begin with “440”. This grandfather opportunity was over 6-30-2000.  No one can obtain a license with”440” now. An auctioneer will be able to obtain a real estate auction certification by successfully completing a 40 30 hour course.  The auctioneer’s role will be limited to establishing the time, place, and method of the real estate auction, placing advertisements regarding the auction, crying, or calling the auction- This is not available yet..

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes, for Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS:  No

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: AL, AR, FL, IN, MA, MS, OH, TN, TX, WI

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact Illinois Department of Revenue, www.revenue.state.il.us for information

Indiana

CONTACT PERSON: Toby Snell, Director                                        

PHONE: 317-234- 8800

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS Tobsnell@pla.in.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: pla14@pla.in.gov

WEBSITE:  pla.in.gov

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes for first issuance.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity.

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   6 times annually

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Yes, 16 hours every four years  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  No

LICENSES EXPIRE: February 28th every four years

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: 4-6 weeks for processing

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: www.in.gov/pla/professions/auctioneers-home/auctioneers

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: This license is no longer offered or recognized. 

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: www.in.gov/pla/professions/auctioneers-home/auctioneers-resources/

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, KY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE You will need to refer to statutes and rules located www.in.gov/pla/professions/auctioneers-home/auctioneers-resources/

Kentucky-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON:  Deputy Director Hannah Carlin

PHONE: 502-782-0722                                                        

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS:  auctioneers@ky.gov

BOARD’S S EMAIL: auctioneers@ky.gov

WEBSITE: https://auctioneers.ky.gov

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes, a 1 year/10 auction apprenticeship is required

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes, 12 hours for apprentice and Auction House Operator’s and 80 hours for Principal

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: Yes.  No exam is required if a license is being obtained through reciprocity.

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED: Weekly and monthly through the Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges throughout the state.

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: All licensees, except those licensed before 01/01/1980, must take 6 hours. Core every four years. After 25 years of continuous licensure, the Core is no longer required, but CE is still required.  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: Yes 

LICENSES EXPIRE: June 30th of each year

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  Less than 10 days

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: Both licenses are required; however, there is no requirement that they be held by the same person. Auctioneers may work with a broker.

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED:  No, we only license individual auctioneers

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Yes

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH:  AL, AR, FL, GA, IN, LA, MA, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV, WI 

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Yes to all personal property including estates.

Louisiana-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Sandy Edmonds

PHONE:  225-295-8420                                                       

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS Sandy@lalb.org

BOARD’S EMAIL:   admin@lalb.org

WEBSITE: www.lalb.org

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No.  Apprentice applicants must be LA residents.

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes, Board approved auction school or Board approved apprenticeship.

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED: Examinations are scheduled prior to each board meeting

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: No 

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:   No

LICENSES EXPIRE: December 31st annually

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  All applications go before the board for approval at a regularly scheduled board meeting. The board meets every other month. A temporary license may be issued when a license is needed prior to the next scheduled meeting.

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: no. 

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED:  yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: yes

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH:  AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV 

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  yes.   Contact the LA Dept of Revenue for specific questions.

Maine-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Shara Chesley

PHONE: 207-624-8521 

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: auctioneers.board@maine.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: auctioneers.board@maine.gov

WEBSITE: www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/board-licensing-auctioneers

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes                                                                        

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  No

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes                                                                             

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED at least 4 times per year

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  No  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  N/A

LICENSES EXPIRE:  March 31st of each year

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  N/A

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: If an auctioneer engages in real estate brokerage, the auctioneer must be licensed under Chapter 114 as a real estate licensee, except that a real estate license is not required if the auctioneer is hired to call bids on real estate being sold at an auction and the auctioneer does not prepare contracts or otherwise control the actual sale or take custody of any part of the purchase price

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: No

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: See exemptions to Licensing #8 Contracted Internet services

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH:  N/A

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact Board office for information on this.

Massachusetts

CONTACT PERSON: James P. Cassidy, Jr.

PHONE: 617-727-3480 ext. 21131

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: james.cassidy@mass.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: Standards.mail@mass.gov

WEBSITE: www.mass.gov/orgs/division-of-standards

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED: Yes

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity; however, they must have taken an exam in the state where they became licensed.

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED: Applicant must pass a written examination given by an independent testing service

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: No   A $10,000 bond is required

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: Only with respect to the written exam requirement

LICENSES EXPIRE: One year from the date of issuance

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: 5 days

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED:  No, just an auctioneer license

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: The Division issues licenses only to individuals, not corporate or other entities

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Check with office

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: FL, IL, KY, MS, NH, NC, TN

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE: Yes

Mississippi-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Yvonne Laird

PHONE: 601-750-4909

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: info.msauctioneercommission@gmail.com

BOARD’S EMAIL: info.msauctioneercommission@gmail.com

WEBSITE: www.auctioneers.ms.gov

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED: Yes, graduation from an approved auctioneer school

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:  Upon receipt of an examination application

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: No  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: No

LICENSES EXPIRE: March 1 of every odd year

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: 45 days or the next scheduled Commission meeting

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED:  Yes, must have both an auctioneer license and a real estate broker license

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: If you own the auction company and/or serve as a principal officer AND serve as the only auctioneer on behalf of the business, then and only then are you exempt from having a firm license (in-state or out-of-state).  Therefore, if you hire additional auctioneers to provide auction services on behalf of THE company, you are required to have a firm license.

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Yes

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MA, NC, NH, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Yes under normal circumstances.  Sales tax issues are referred to the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

New Hampshire-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Teresa Boyer

PHONE: 603-271-0238

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: Teresa.A.Boyer@oplc.nh.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: customersupport@oplc.nh.gov

WEBSITE:  http://sos.nh.gov/administration/administration/auctioneers

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes                                                              

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   4 times annually

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  No 

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: No

LICENSES EXPIRE:  Two years from that date of approval

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: Right now their Board meets every other month, so it takes up to 2 months for issuance of a license

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: No

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: No

DOES THE STATE HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO REGUATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: No New Hampshire does not have authority over internet auctions

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH:  FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MS,  NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, WV

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact Board office for information on this.

North Carolina-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Charles Diehl

PHONE: 919-567-2844  

WEBSITE:   http://www.ncalb.org

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: info@ncalb.org

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Only if person does not go to auction school

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Only if person does not serve a 2-year apprenticeship

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:  Six (6) times annually.

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Yes, 4 hours per year  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  No

LICENSES EXPIRE: June 30th of each year

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  Approximately one month.  This really depends on when the application is received.  We have deadline dates and all applications must go before the board for approval.  Once approved the license is issued.

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: Yes

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Individual licensed auctioneers may choose to operate as a sole proprietor auction business.  Any partnership, corporation, or LLC is a separate legal entity, and is required to hold an Auction Firm license if it is engaged in auction activity.

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Yes

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH:  AL, AR, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MS, NH, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI—Special conditions apply for FL, LA, MA, NH, TX and WI (see below for these conditions)

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Yes

North Carolina Special conditions applied to reciprocal agreements with FL, LA, MA, NH, TX and WI

FLORIDA-Reciprocal applicants must be licensed as an auctioneer in good standing in FL and must reside in FL.  If

licensed as a FL auctioneer by apprenticeship, they must be licensed as a FL auctioneer for at least one year in good standing and must reside in FL.

LOUISIANA-Reciprocal applicants from LA who received their license by attending as auction school must be licensed as an auctioneer in good standing in LA and must reside in LA.  Reciprocal applicants from LA who received their auctioneer license by completing an apprenticeship must have been licensed for the previous one year as an auctioneer in good standing in LA and must reside in LA.

MASSACHUSETTS-Reciprocal applicants who received their auctioneer license by attending a non-accredited auction school must be licensed for the previous two years as an auctioneer in good standing in MA and must reside in MA and must successfully complete the NC auctioneer examination. Reciprocal applicants from MA who received their auctioneer license by being granted the grandfather provision in 1986 must be licensed for the previous two years as an auctioneer in good standing in MA and must reside in MA and must successfully complete the NC auctioneer examination.  Reciprocal applicants from MA who received their auctioneer license by attending an accredited auction school must be licensed as an auctioneer in good standing in MA and must reside in MA and must successfully complete the NC auctioneer examination.

NEW HAMPSHIRE-Reciprocal applicants from NH who received their license by attending an approved auction school must be licensed as an auctioneer in good standing in NH and must reside in NH.  Reciprocal applicants who received their license by serving a six-month apprenticeship must be licensed for a previous one- and one-half years as an auctioneer in good standing in NH and must reside in NH.

TEXAS– Reciprocal applicants from TX must have been licensed for the previous two years as an auctioneer in good standing in TX and must reside in TX.

WISCONSIN– Reciprocal applicants from WI must have been licensed for the previous two years as an auctioneer in good standing in WI and must reside in WI.

North Dakota

CONTACT PERSON: Shelly Bauske

PHONE: 701-328-4070                                                  

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: sbauske@nd.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL:  ndpsc@nd.gov

WEBSITE: www.psc.nd.gov

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes, see NDCC 51-05.1-02

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: No                                 

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   N/A

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  No  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  No

LICENSES EXPIRE: December 31st, annually

 RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  N/A

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: An auctioneer can sell real estate at public auction without a real estate license, but once the hammer drops, the auctioneer is required to have a real estate license to proceed with any further actions in selling real estate.  For additional information see the article found at: https://psc.nd.gov/forms/auctions/Article-SellingRealEstateAtPublicAuction.pdf  or contact agency for clarification.

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: An auction firm license is not required; however, an auction clerk is required to clerk the sale and handle the funds. The auction clerk must be licensed and bonded.   Contact agency for clarification.

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: No, provided the auction is held exclusively via the internet and there is no live auction component.  See NDCC 51-05.1-04

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH  None

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Yes, contact the North Dakota Tax Dept.

NOTE:  Effective January 1, 2024, the North Dakota auction program will change from a license requirement with the Public Service Commission to a registration requirement with the Secretary of State.  For registration information, please contact the North Dakota Secretary of State at 701-328-2900.

Ohio-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Donna Potter or Darcy Griffin-Kamerer

PHONE: 614-728-6350 or 614-728-6240

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: Donna.Potter@agri.ohio.gov or darcy.griffin-kamerer@agri.ohio.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: auctioneer@agri.ohio.gov

WEBSITE https://agri.ohio.gov/programs/auctioneers

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Must attend approved auction school before applying

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:   Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   monthly

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  Yes 8 hours every 2 years. 3 hours in any of the following: Chapter4787 pf the Ohio Revised Code and/or 901:8.2 Ohio Administrative Code; recent changes to the auction law, the uniform commercial code; auction ethics or client trust/escrow account. And 5 hours in any of the advertising and marketing; business math and accounting; insurance and liability; federal firearm law; business management; motor vehicle auctions; real estate auctions; or personal property auctions

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  Yes

LICENSES EXPIRE: Biennially on June 30th.  ALL licensees with last names or business names beginning with A-K and X-Z renew in odd numbered years and names beginning with K-W renew in even numbered years.

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: Generally within 72 hours upon receipt of a completed application; however the statute permits 30 days for processing.  Keep in mind you must have license in hand prior to any advertisement being run.

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED:  Yes

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes.  A separate license is required if you are a corporation, LLC, partnership or association. There are two business types available: Auctioneer license for a corporation, LLC, partnership or association, or an auction firm license.

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Yes                          

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH:  AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact Ohio Department of Taxation at 614-466-4810.

 

Pennsylvania-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Terrie Kocher, Board Administrator

BOARD TELEPHOINE NUMBER-717-783-3397

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS:  st-auctioneer@pa.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: st-auctioneer@pa.gov

WEBSITE: www.dos.pa.gov/auct

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Please refer to Section3.(e)(1)(3) of the Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Registration Act.,

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED: Please refer to Section3.(e)(2) and (3) of the Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Registration Act

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: Please refer to Section 3.(e) of the Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Act

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   Daily

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  No  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  Please refer to Section 12(a)(1)(2)(3)(a.1) of the Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Registration Act

LICENSES EXPIRE: February 28th of odd numbered years

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE 3-4 weeks

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: No

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED:  Please refer to Section 3.(e.1(1) and Section 5.(b.1) of the Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Act

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania does not distinguish between online auctions and in-person auctions.  Pursuant to the Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Registration Act

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: Please refer to Section 12(a)(1)(2)(3)(a.1) of the Auctioneer and Trading Assistant Registration Act

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Yes.

South Carolina-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Laura Smith

PHONE: 803-896-4670

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: laura.smith@llr.sc.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: contact.auctioneers@llr.sc.gov

WEBSITE: https://www.llr.sc.gov/auc/

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Optional-in lieu of auctioneering school

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Optional-in lieu of serving an apprenticeship

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: Yes. No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED: Examinations are given through a third-party PSI but an appointment is required

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Yes, 8 hours every two years  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  Yes

LICENSES EXPIRE:  Auctioneer and auction firm licenses expire June 30th of odd years (2017, 2019, etc.)  Apprentice Auctioneer licenses expire annually on June 30th.

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: 7-14 days

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED:  a licensed auctioneer may call a real estate auction without a real estate license if a real estate broker is engaged to handle the real estate transaction.  If the auctioneer does not have a real estate license, his duties must be limited to calling the bids.

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED Yes, an auction firm license is required for business entities

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: The South Carolina Auctioneers Commission treats online auctions the same as they do in-person auctions

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, PA,, RI,  TN, TX, VA, WV

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE: Contact the South Carolina Department of Revenue for information on this.

South Dakota

CONTACT PERSON: Melissa Miller

PHONE: 605-773-3600

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS:   Melissa.miller@state.sd.us

BOARD’S EMAIL:  dlr.realestate@state.sd.us

WEBSITE: https://dlr.sd.gov/

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: No. You can do auctions with your Broker/Broker Associate license

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED: No 

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED: By appointment

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Yes. 24 hours every two years  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  No

LICENSES EXPIRE:  Every two years on December 31st

APPROXIMATE LENGTH OF TIME FROM RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AND FULLY COMPLETED FORMS UNTIL ISSUANCE OF NON-RESIDENT LICENSE:  Usually within two weeks of receipt. Nonresident brokers, broker associates and salespersons acting as auctioneers must complete the South Dakota specific portion of the licensing exam for those categories of licensure. Nonresident licensed auctioneers must complete pre-licensing courses and pass the auctioneer licensing exam.  In addition, South Dakota no longer offers true reciprocity for brokers, broker associates and salespersons because they now have to complete the South Dakota specific portion of the licensing exam and also must submit to a criminal background check.

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: South Dakota requires only one or the other

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED:  If the firm structure is other than a sole proprietorship, then it needs to be issued a firm license

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Yes

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH  none

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact the South Dakota Department of Revenue

Tennessee-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Roxana Gumucio

PHONE: 615-741-3600

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: Roxana.gumucio@tn.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: ce.auctioneer@tn.gov     

WEBSITE: www.tn.gov/commerce/regboards/auctioneers.html 

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   5 days per week

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  6 hours each renewal (2 years) 

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  No

LICENSES EXPIRE: every 2 years from issuance date

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: Approximately 10 business days

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: Yes

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: No.  Effective July 1, 2019, the firm and gallery license requirements are no longer needed. 

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Not at this time

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TX, VA, WV and WI

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  See FAQs at WEBSITE, www.tn.gov/commerce/boards/auction, or contact the TN Dept. of Revenue’s website, www.tn.gov/revenue/tntaxes/salesanduse

Texas-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Latasha Poland

PHONE: 800-803-9202

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS:  latasha.poland@tdlr.texas.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: auctioneers@tdlr.texas.gov

WEBSITE: www.tdlr.texas.gov

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes. Effective 09-01-2015, via House Bill 2481, the Associate Auctioneer program is back at TDLR, It is virtually the same as it was pre 2013, when it was taken out during the legislative session.

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity.

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   Daily

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: 6 hours   

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED: No

LICENSES EXPIRE: Annually

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE:  7-10 days

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: No real estate license is required to “auction” the property, but to “sell” it (filling out forms, etc.) a real estate license is required

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: No

DOES YUR STATE HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: No

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN, VA, WV, WI

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Yes

Vermont

CONTACT PERSON: Judith Roy

PHONE: 802-828-3228

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: Judith.roy@vermont.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: Same as above

WEBSITE: https://sos.vermont.gov/opr/

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes, if they apply by education

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  No

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  No 

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:

LICENSES EXPIRE: Bi-annually

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: If they are practicing under an auctioneer’s scope of practice yes.  If they are practicing under the scope of real estate, yes

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED:  Businesses in Vermont must be registered with Vermont Secretary of State (Corporations Division)

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Please go to their website https://sos.vermont.gov./opr/., click on Professions, click on Auctioneers, select Statute & Rules.

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH:

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE

Virginia-NALLOA MEMBER

CONTACT PERSON: Kate Nosbisch and Bonnie Davis 

PHONE: 804-367-8506

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: bonnie.davis@dpor.virginia.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL: auctioneers@dpor.virginia.gov

WEBSITE: www.dpor.virginia.gov

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  Yes

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity.

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   Daily

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  Six (6) hours of continuing education is required for renewal or reinstatement of a license.  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  Yes

LICENSES EXPIRE:  24 months from the last day of the month in which the license was issued

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: If all paperwork is in order, 2 weeks

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: No, as long as the licensed auctioneer complies with the provisions of Subsection A 8 of Section 54.1-2103 of the Code of Virginia

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: No

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, WV, and AL pending

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact Board office for information.

 

Washington

CONTACT PERSON: Sandra Gonzales, Program Manager

PHONE:   380-664-6636

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: sgonzales@dol.wa.gov

BOARD’S EMAIL ADDRESS:  plssunit@dol.wa.gov

WEBSITE:

WEBSITE: Auction Company: https://www.dol.wa.gov/professional-licenses/auction-company

Auctioneers: https://www.dol.wa.gov/professional-licenses/auctioneers

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Washington State does not have an apprentice license

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  There are no educational requirements in Washington State

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: There are no examination requirements in Washington State

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   NA     

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:  No  

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  NA

LICENSES EXPIRE: Annually

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: NA

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: Yes Auctioneers can auction real estate, however, a licensed real estate person will have to process the paperwork

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Yes, if the business is located in Washington State or they have a pick-up location in Washington State

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH: none

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact WA ST Department of Revenue

West Virginia

CONTACT PERSON:  Jodee Martin

PHONE:   304-558-3200

CONTACT PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS: jodeemartin@wvda.us

BOARD’S EMAIL: wvauctioneers@wvda.us

WEBSITE: https://agriculture.wva.gov/divisions/executive/Pages/Auctioneers.aspx

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  Yes

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  If an apprentice attends an “approved” auction school the apprentice is required to serve a six-month apprenticeship.  If the apprentice does not attend an “approved” auction school a two-year apprenticeship is required.

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED: Yes, for both the apprentice and auctioneer license

(No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity, unless the reciprocal license has lapsed for 2 years or more.  A license is only attainable once through reciprocity §61-11B-11 11.3

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED:   Twice annually

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Yes, 6 hours for auctioneers and 3 hours for apprentice auctioneers

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  No

LICENSES EXPIRE:  June 30, annually 

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: 7-10 business days

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: Yes, see WV Code 19-2C-1 for exceptions and §30-40-5

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Yes

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH  AL, FL, GA, IN KY, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  It depends on the type of sale.  Auctioneers should contact WV State Tax Department, 304-558-3333

Wisconsin

CONTACT PERSON: Dan Williams

PHONE:  608-266-2112

PERSON’S EMAIL ADDRESS:

BOARD’S EMAIL: dspscredauctioneer@wi.gov

WEBSITE:  https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Professions/Auctioneer/Default.aspx

AUCTIONEER LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes (registration is required)

APPRENTICE LICENSE REQUIRED:  No, if a person wishes to practice while waiting to take the next available exam, they must obtain a temporary auctioneer registration

PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION REQUIRED:  No

WRITTEN EXAMINATION REQUIRED:  Yes.  No exam is required if license is being obtained through reciprocity.

EXAMINATIONS OFFERED: Daily, by appointment only

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:   Yes, 12 hours every two years

THIRD PARTY RECIPROCITY ALLOWED:  If you are asking whether we will grant a reciprocal registration to an applicant based upon a credential in another state that is also based upon a credential in another state, the answer is No.  In such case, Wisconsin would determine whether the states the applicant is seeking reciprocity from have requirements that are substantially equivalent to the requirements for registration in Wisconsin.

LICENSES EXPIRE: 12/14 of every even numbered year

RECIPROCAL LICENSE:  APPROX. TIME TO ISSUE LICENSE ONCE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE: 10 days

REAL ESTATE SALES AT AUCTION- IS A REAL ESTATE LICENSE ALSO REQUIRED: No

AUCTION FIRM LICENSE REQUIRED: Yes

AUTHORITY TO REGULATE INTERNET/ONLINE AUCTIONS: Check with office

RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH AR, IL, KY, NC, TN, TX

DOES STATE SALES TAX APPLY TO AUCTIONS IN THE STATE:  Contact the Department of Revenue (608) 266-2776 for a brochure which explains the sales requirements for auctions or call the Board office for information on this.

We provide our members with a full-time NALLOA employee who is available to answer any question pertaining to NALLOA and related subjects. We sponsor a free educational seminar, open to all who wish to attend, each summer in conjunction with the National Auctioneer Association (NAA) Conference. Along with the summer meeting, we hold a teleconference meeting every January and all members of NALLOA are invited to take part in it at no cost to them.

We maintain an educational booth at every summer NAA Conference as well, where we provide handouts of helpful information and answer questions about our organization to all auctioneers attending the Conference.

Our website, nalloa.org, contains various information about us that can be easily accessed by the general public. However, only NALLOA members can access the secure sections of the website. These secure sections consist of News and Updates, Minutes from NALLOA meetings, Disciplinary Action taken by Licensing Boards against their licensees, Rule and Law changes in our member states, upcoming meeting information, and other clearinghouse information. Each NALLOA member is provide with a personal ID and Password to access these secure sections. All members are provided with an annual certificate of membership. New members are always encouraged and welcome.

Benefits For A Licensing Board Being A Member Of NALLOA

Executive Directors & Board Members:

  • Knowing other Executive Directors in person is invaluable.
  • Having the ability to call other Boards to check history of licensees.
  • Resources for positive change in license laws.
  • Share information on “Bad Players”, Disciplinary Hearings and Sanctions.
  • Share good ideas on how to handle specific or recurring problems.
  • Informative Web Site with members only section.

Benefits Of An Individual, Company, School Or Association Being A Member Of NALLOA

  • Knowing other Executive Directors in person is invaluable.
    (When you need help with your license, it pays to know these people.)
  • Have access to first hand information regarding auction law update & rule changes.
  • Share information on “Bad Players”, Disciplinary Hearings and Sanctions.
  • Informative CE hours on relevant topics offered at C & S each year.
  • Informative Web Site with members only section.
  • Your Membership dues go directly to the support this association.