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  • How do I register for Business Taxes?

    1. Begin at Michigan Treasury Online (MTO)
    2. For new users “Create a User Profile”
    3. Set up your User ID and password
    4. Go to account Log In
    5. Login in to MTO using your new MTO User Id and Password
    6. Begin creating your business relationship by  selecting “Create a New Business Relationship”
    7. Select I don’t have an FEIN
    8. Select start and eRegistration
    9. Upon Completion of the eRegistration, return to Michigan Treasury Online.
    10. Login in to your MTO Account
    11. Select “ Create a New Business Relationship”
    12. Enter your FEIN from your newly eRegistered business
    13. Choose the type of task you will perform on behalf of your business
      1. Manage Business Account Information(Business registration and file and pay)
      2. File and Pay Sales, Use and Withholding taxes
    14.  Answer the security questions on behalf of the business
    15. An Access code will be emailed to the email address that you used when you created your user profile.
    16. Once you have entered the access code and hit “Submit” , the business card of the business you established a relationship to registered will appear on your home page.
    17. Select the business card, you can now perform task on behalf of your business with the Michigan Department of Treasury.


Registration Resources

  • IRS Notice: Application for Employer Identification Number (EIN)

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) now requires the Application for Employer Identification Number (EIN), to clearly identify the applicant's true owner. All EIN applications (mail, fax, phone, and electronic) must disclose the name and taxpayer identification number of the true "responsible party" for the entity.

  • Register for Streamlined Sales Tax Project

    If you register for the Streamlined Sales Tax Project, you must also use this link to discontinue your streamline registration when you sell or discontinue your business.