If you have decided to open a new business and you live in Georgia, one of the things you will need to apply for almost right away is a Georgia tax ID.
If you do not want to go to the tax office to apply, however, you can complete the full application form on the Internet. The only thing you will need to decide is if you are going to apply via the state’s website, or if a service can help you do it instead.
Do you need to apply for a Georgia tax ID via the state’s own website? — No, you do not. Especially as the state seems to have made the application process far more difficult than it needs to be.
In fact, there are online services offering to help you apply for your Georgia tax ID through them. The only thing you will have to do is to pay a very small fee and complete a short application form.
What do you need to use a service? — Services specializing in obtaining a Georgia tax ID generally need you to have a couple of things on hand before you apply.
These include the company address, information about the type of company it will be, and the type of products or services you will sell. They also include contact information for the owner and the manager, and a couple of other pieces of personal information. All told completing the application form usually takes less than five minutes.
Once the form has been completed, you will be asked to submit your payment. The site will then submit your tax ID application to the state of Georgia via email. The state will approve your application, and you should receive your new state of Georgia tax ID in just a few days.