REGISTERING FOR TAXES
you are doing business in New Jersey, you must register for tax purposes
by completing Form NJ-REG, which is contained in the Business Registration
Packet. This form may be completed online or you may download the forms
number used for the business is usually the federal identification
number (FEIN). All corporations and businesses with employees must
have a Federal Employer Identification number. A sole proprietorship
or partnership can use the social security number of the owner if
there are no employees.
by paper, be sure to complete all the questions on the form. Incomplete
applications may be returned and, therefore, delaying your registration.
Prompts during the online filing eliminate this situation.
you have registered, your business will receive forms, returns, instructions,
certificates and other information required for on-going compliance
with New Jersey State taxes. Many of the filings for the business
will be able to be completed online.
check the Online
Registration Inquiry to determine if the business is already registered
for tax purposes. If you have already registered and now need to change
the business registration information, you must file a Request for
Change of Registration Information (Form REG-C). Possible changes
include updates to address information and the adding or ending of
specific tax eligibilities. The REG-C
may be completed online. You will be required to use your account
specific Personal Identification Number to access the system and an
online confirmation will be provided at the end of your successful
session. You may also download the REG-C form
Beginning in 2006, New Jersey is planning to require new businesses
to file and pay selected taxes and reports in a paperless format.
Options and instructions for electronic filing and payment will be
provided for the specific tax or report. Changes to your registration
will also become paperless and must be submitted using the online
REG-C application. In addition, any business adding a new eligibility
for one of the selected taxes or reports will also be subject to submit
that filing electronically.
have any questions regarding registering or updating your registration
information, please call the Client Registration activity for assistance
Certificate of Registration