How to Get a State Tax ID Number for a Startup Business

If you are looking to start a new business you will be required to apply for a business Tax ID number. Luckily, obtaining Tax Identification number is not hard. The steps involved in getting the number through Internal Revenue Service’s website are simple. Gather all the required information including your phone number, social security number, full name and permanent address and submit your application online. Remember that without a valid Tax identification you will not be able pay your employees, open a bank account, handle online transactions and much more.

Things Required:

– Internet
– Personal Information

Instructions

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    Before doing anything else, make sure you have all the required information ready. You will be required to give your personal details including home address and full name when applying for the Tax ID number online. If possible, create a list of items and details required by the Internal Revenue Service to assign the Tax identification number.

  • 2

    Apply for a business Tax identification number as soon as you register your company with the Internal Revenue Service. This should be done promptly without any delay as securing lines of credit with vendors is not possible without a Tax identification number. This task should be performed prior to applying for the business license, opening bank and filing pending taxes.

  • 3

    EIN or Tax identification can be easily obtained at the Internal Revenue Service’s official website. Consider turning on your computer. Wait for Windows to load and give your control panel username and password. On the Desktop go to the Start up menu, find the internet browser icon. Enter the website address in the URL section and you will be navigated to the home page of the IRS’s website.

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    On the IRS homepage, you will be required to find the business table. Locate the Employer ID number on the left hand side menu. Employer ID number tab is usually found right under social security number. Read the instructions carefully before clicking the tab saying apply for an EIN.

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    Find the Apply now tab and then answer all the questions asked. Again, provide all the required personal information including your phone number, social security number, full name and permanent address and submit your application online. Be sure to give the correct and most recent information that is required.

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