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DIY Incorporation

Setting up a new corporation:


All businesses that collect sales tax are required to register with the State of Flordia and obtain a sales tax number.  Also, most businesses that have employees are required to obtain an unemployment tax number.  You may obtain either or both numbers using the same application on the internet.

  1. Go to WWW.Myflorida.com.
  2. Click on "Business" on the left hand side.
  3. Click on "Taxes".
  4. Click on "E-Filing Services".
  5. Click on "Register to collect/pay tax".
  6. Click on "Begin or resume a registration session".
  7. Click on "Start a new registration".



File for Federal ID Number:


Corporations, LLCs and partnerships are required to have a federal ID number (EIN).  A sole proprietor is only required to have a federal ID number if it has employees or required by their bank.  You can apply for a federal ID number using the internet.

  1. Go to WWW.IRS.gov.
  2. Click on "Business" tab.
  3. Click on "Employer ID numbers".
  4. Click on "Apply for an EIN online".
  5. The site will ask several questions necessary to complete the form.
  6. Print the completed application with the new federal ID number for your records.



Electing to be an S Corporation:


Corporations, LLCs and partnerships are required to have a federal ID number (EIN).  A sole proprietor is only required to have a federal ID number if it has employees or required by their bank.  You can apply for a federal ID number using the internet.

  1. Go to WWW.IRS.gov.
  2. Click on "Business" tab.
  3. Click on "Employer ID numbers".
  4. Click on "Apply for an EIN online".
  5. The site will ask several questions necessary to complete the form.
  6. Print the completed application with the new federal ID number for your records.
 


File for Florida Sales Tax and Unemployment Number:

 

Corporations, LLCs and partnerships are required to have a federal ID number (EIN).  A sole proprietor is only required to have a federal ID number if it has employees or required by their bank.  You can apply for a federal ID number using the internet.

  1. Go to WWW.IRS.gov.
  2. Click on "Business" tab.
  3. Click on "Employer ID numbers".
  4. Click on "Apply for an EIN online".
  5. The site will ask several questions necessary to complete the form.
  6. Print the completed application with the new federal ID number for your records.



 

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