Finance Tax

How To Apply For An Id Tax Number

Published at 04/04/2012 15:47:13


Any business that has an involvement of trade of taxable goods, either leasing or renting of physical property or even custody of income tax from employees income must have a tax ID number. In some countries, this tax ID number is written on the companies’ registration license. Some states require that you apply for trading permit and then use that number on the permit you get. There are different methods to use when you want a tax ID number range from the examination documents from one business and state to the other.

Step 1

The first step in finding a tax ID number for your business is to look and contact the agent that issues the business or selling permits in the state that your business operates. In many case, this is a government institution and is called the revenue and tax authority or department. Depending on your state, the names may differ but the service provided is still the same. This department will guide you by giving you all the information you need and one that is appearing n you companies license, this including even the number in the permit.

Step 2

You need to obtain an application form from the internal revenue authority or department. This is an applicant form that you will fill your details in order to get the tax ID number. After you have contacted them, you can request for the form that you will fill. They may send to you the form by fax or you can apply for it online from the revenue authority website.

Step 3

Once you have the tax ID number application form, you have to read through the terms and conditions and the requirements very carefully. This is because there is some basic knowledge that you should have about the tax ID number before you apply for it. The instructions will guide you through as you fill the data required. You must be care full to fill the correct data and in the right way. The addresses must be correct and must much those in the business permit.

Step 4

You need then to submit your tax ID number application form. This can be done in different ways. You can send the tax ID number form by fax or telephone However the best way ids to fill the form online and resubmit it automatically. However, if you don’t have access to an internet connection, you can always download the form and send it by mail.

Step 5

You then need to be patient a wait for the internal; revenue department to issue you with the tax ID number. Depending on the method used, the tax ID number may take two to six weeks to be processed. If the information you entered is valid and very correct, then the response you expect will be positive. If you entered the wrong information in the tax ID number application form, then you can expect a resubmission of the same form again.


The quickest way is by doing the tax ID number application online in the revenue department’s website. While the mail and fax may take from four weeks to be complete, the online request for a tax ID number takes less than a week to process.

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