IRS Tax Links

Helpful IRS links for freelancers.

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Starting, Operating or Closing a Business Whether you are a budding entrepreneur, or an established business owner, you will find everything you need to start and manage your business venture.,,id=110417,00.html

Business Taxes The form of business you operate determines what taxes you must pay and how you pay them.

Sharing Economy If you use one of the many online platforms available to rent a spare bedroom, provide car rides, or to connect and provide a number of other goods or services, you’re involved in what is sometimes called the sharing economy.

Getting Started

Tax Information for Businesses If you run a small business or are self-employed, the IRS web site offers a wide variety of information to help you.

Checklist for Starting a Business This checklist provides the basic steps you should follow to start a business.

Business Structure When beginning a business, you must decide what structure to use. Legal and tax considerations enter into this decision.,,id=98359,00.html

Employer ID Number An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a federal tax identification number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN.

Online Application for EIN – Form SS-4 Apply online for the Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number.

IRS Forms and Publications

Forms and Publications Need an IRS form or publication?