Meetup is required to collect sales tax along with subscription payments as required by state sales tax laws. Sales tax is calculated based on the cost of your current subscription and location. Meetup relies on third-party partners to determine your jurisdiction for tax purposes. For a list of state revenue resources, click here.
View your payment information
U.S. sales taxes are clearly noted on your payment history when your subscription renews. You can go to the Organizer Subscription section in your settings to view your payment history, see your current plan and upcoming payments, or update your credit card information.
Exemptions from U.S. state sales tax
Tax-exempt organizations may submit state-issued tax exemption documents to Meetup. Please follow these instructions:
Part A: Before submitting your group and tax information, make sure your account name is in the name of your tax-exempt organization. Your account name may not be your personal name. It must be the name of the tax-exempt organization you’re affiliated with.
You can update your account name by following these instructions. (If the name of your organization does not fit completely, please abbreviate accordingly.)
Part B: Please add the full name of your tax-exempt organization and today’s date to the first line of your group’s description in the following format:
This group is operated by (Tax-exempt organization) (Date).
You can update your group’s description by following these instructions.
Or, if you're a group in a Meetup Pro network, simply make sure your network administrator adds the language to the network profile. Network admins can update their network's description by going to the Settings tab in their Pro dashboard.
Tax-exempt organizations can use the tax information form to submit state-issued tax exemption documents.
To submit your information using the form:
- Open the tax information form.
- Select Tax Inquiry from the drop-down menu.
- Fill in all required information including:
- Tax exemption certificate number
- Issuing state
- Group name and organization name
- State and billing address
- Tax Exemption Certificate Number
- Billing Address
You will receive a confirmation email when you submit and our tax team will review your documentation.