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April 27, 2015
Opening a Business
When it comes to opening a new business in Indiana, it’s important to determine whether you need to register your business with the Indiana Department of Revenue.
You will need to register your business if you:
To register your business with the department, you must submit a Business Tax Application (BT-1). This form allows you to set up the appropriate tax accounts for your business. You must complete a separate BT-1 for each location you would like to register. If you would like to consolidate tax filings for all or some of your locations, you should complete Form BT-1C.
The department understands that business owners are experts in their trade but don’t necessarily have an interest in or extensive knowledge of taxes. To help businesses start strong, the department offers a number of resources from specialized presentations to online resources by business type.
Closing a Business
If you close your business, you’ll need to close your business-tax accounts with the department. To do so, complete a Business Tax Closure Request (BC-100). You must complete a BC-100 for each location to be closed.
To verify the business closure, you must include one or more of the following:
Completed forms and documentation should be faxed to 317-232-1021 or mailed to:
Indiana Department of Revenue
Tax Administration Processing
P.O. Box 6197
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6197
If you need assistance opening or closing a business, please contact the department at 317-233-4015.
April 20, 2015
Operating a business can be challenging, and convenience stores are no exception. Depending on the products and services offered, convenience stores and gas stations may be required to collect and remit many different types of taxes.
To alleviate confusion and help Hoosier businesses succeed, the Indiana Department of Revenue offers customized tax presentations covering a wide variety of topics.
With 24 planned presentations in 2015, the Convenience Store Tax Seminar is one of the department’s most popular seminars and covers the following tax topics: