Step 4: State and Federal Taxes

State of Florida

The General Tax Administration Program of the Florida Department of Revenue administers over 30 taxes and fees, including sales and use tax, reemployment tax, communications services tax, corporate income tax, and fuel tax. The monies collected pay for state and local government services for Floridians. To find out what taxes your business may need to file for, please visit the Florida Department of Revenue.

Internal Revenue Service

Listed below are links to basic federal tax information for people who are starting a business, as well as information to assist in making basic business decisions. The list should not be construed as all-inclusive. Other steps may be appropriate for your specific type of business.

Information about specific industries can be found on the Industries/Professions Web page.

What New Business Owners Need to Know About Federal Taxes

Is it a Business or a Hobby?
Selecting a Business Structure
Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Business Taxes
When Do I Start My Tax Year?
Checklist for Starting a Business
Types of Retirement Plans
Small Business Publications

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