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Arkansas  Tax Id Number

Getting a Tax ID Number Arkansas

If you are a sole proprietor who has employees, or you are a partnership or incorporated, you will have to get a federal tax ID number, also known as an Employer Identification Number (EIN).

 

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If you are a sole proprietor with no employees, your social security number will serve as your ID number. In addition, if you are a wholesaler of tangible taxable items, you will need a seller's permit.  All businesses need a business tax registration number as well.  If you are interested to protect your personal assets, you may want to consider filing an llc or incorporation, instead of filing a dba trade name, which is also required in Arkansas.

 

HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO START YOUR BUSINESS IN Arkansas

Government agencies require  that all starting businesses, (including small business, internet business, online business, online web sites and home business, at least get a business license and file a dba and in most cases obtain a tax id number.

IN SHORT:

  • All businesses need business license Arkansas
  • All retailers and wholesalers need a federal TAX ID 
  • All employers need a federal tax id, and state employer tax id number, to report employee wages &
  • All businesses need a trade name business name certificate, also called a dba doing businesses as.



   

 

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If You Are Starting a Business, You May Need a Tax Id Number Number

When Starting a Business, all businesses, including home based businesses, internet businesses, ebay, online web sites, professional practices, contractors or any other business, in Arkansas  are required to identify their business with one of two numbers: either a Social Security number or an EIN or employer identification tax id number. A Social Security number can be used on all your government tax id number forms and other tax id number official documents, if you are a sole proprietor, but most small business advisors recommend that you apply for a Federal Tax Id Number (EIN) and use that number instead.

Here is where you will need to use this federal Tax Id Number : All corporations, employers, and those that need to use a business Tax Id Number # instead of their SS#, are required to have it.   Also, in tax resale certificates and some other business tax forms , you are  required to provide this number.

 How to get your Tax Id Number - Tax ID Numbers - How to Apply and Obtain a Tax Id Number

How do I get tax ID numbers?
Every  business needs its own Tax Id Number. To get a federal Tax Id Number , state Tax Id Number , or seller's  number, click here.

Once the federal government issues you a tax identification number , you will have to get a state Tax Id Number from Arkansas   as well.  Find out more here, or ask your lawyer, bookkeeper or accountant to do this for you.

Here's a Few Other Tax Documents and Business Permits You May Need When Starting a Small Business

In Arkansas , If you use a name other than your own personal name to operate a business, you are legally required  to file  a DBA Certificate , also known as a dba (doing business as) form.

A corporation or llc, is probably the best and cheapest insurance for you and your new small business if you want to limit your civil, tax, and personal liability.

If you buy or sell wholesale or retail in Arkansas  and the goods or items bought or sold are taxable, you need a Reseller License or  Wholesale License.

If you will hire employees you are required to obtain a federal tax id number (Employer Identification Number EIN) as well as a state Tax Id Number as well (for California).

In most cases, you are required to get an Arkansas  or state permit or business License , even if you are working from home or you have an online business or selling on ebay- but note: 99.9 percent of all businesses are required to have a business License or business tax registration certificate ( both the same).

 

 



State Tax Id Number / Employer Id Number EIN

 

 

      Businesses that are employers are required to obtain a  State Tax Id   (EIN) and a Federal Tax Id  (FEIN) NOTE: Sole owners can use a  federal Tax Id Number to build business credit.


 

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Wholesale License Number / Resale / Reseller's License / Tax Id Number

 

       Wholesalers, retailers of taxable goods / services require a Wholesale License / Wholesale License Number / Reseller License.


Federal Tax Id Employer Identification Number FEIN 

 

       Corporations or LLCs, employers, and, in some states,  those businesses that are also getting a Wholesale License are required to obtain a Federal Tax Id  (FEIN) and

How long does the process take to get a tax id Number I want to open a checking account.

 

Federal Tax Id Number (1- 24 hours) - We send you the Tax Id Number by Email to use to open your business bank account. Note, the government will send you a welcome package within 1-2 weeks..

State Tax Id Number (Employer Number) varies but average time is  1-8 DAYS - could take longer in some states. In some states, we file on the same day we receive your order; however, note that it may take a few days for the government to mail you the certificate.

Wholesale License may take 1- 5 but may take as long as 3-10  business days because there are special processing requirements (e.g.,  if you have high projected  gross sales - e.g., 50,000 per year, some states may require a deposit.  Or if you don't provide all requested info such as a SS#, it may take longer to process. )  In some states, we file on the same day we receive your order; however, note that it may take a few days for the government to mail you the certificate.

 

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