Tax Information for Businesses
If you run a small business or are self-employed, the IRS web site offers a wide variety of information to help you.
Checklist for Starting a Business
This checklist provides the basic steps you should follow to start a business.
When beginning a business, you must decide what structure to use. Legal and tax considerations enter into this decision.
Employer ID Number
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a federal tax identification number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN.
Online Application - Form SS-4
Apply online for the Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number.
Small Business Products Online Ordering
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Business/Self-Employed person, and obtain updated information on existing products. Order today online or by calling 1-800-829-3676.
IRS Forms and Publications
Forms and Publications
Need an IRS form or publication?
IRS e-file for Business
The IRS offers several electronic filing options designed specifically for the business filer. There are several ways you may choose to participate in the IRS e-file for Business programs.
Electronic Federal Tax Payments (EFTPS)
Businesses and individuals can use the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System to pay all their federal taxes electronically, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, via the phone, personal computer (PC) software or the Internet. Visit the EFTPS web site for all the latest information! Or visit the Department of Treasury's Financial Management Services web page on EFTPS.
Get on board and be one of the thousands of tax professionals that currently receive information on "up-to-the-minute" e-file events.
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