How Do I ...
... Apply for a federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)?
- Visit www.IRS.gov and click on the "Apply for an employer ID number" link (under the "Tools" sub-menu)
- Click on the "Apply Online Now" button
- Follow the prompts and answer the questions
- Be sure to print and save the CP575 Notice (offical EIN acknowledgement letter) upon completion
... Apply for a Certificate of Authority to Collect New York State Sales Tax?
- Read the general instructions (IMPORTANT)
- Visit My.NY.gov to create a NY State online account (An online account MUST be created before you can apply for the Certificate of Authority)
- Visit the New York State Department of Taxation website - "Register as a sales tax vendor" page
- Click on the "Already have a NY.gov ID?" link
- Follow the directions located under that link to complete the online application