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Welcome to the Indiana Department of Revenue online Business Tax Application (BT-1).
The online BT-1 is used to register a new or existing business for sales tax, withholding tax, out-of-state use tax, food and beverage tax, county innkeeper’s tax, motor vehicle rental excise tax, or a combination of any of these taxes.
The online BT-1 is also used to add a location to an existing business account.
The online BT-1 is secure, easy to complete, and reduces the time it takes to register with the Indiana Department of Revenue. This quick start guide covers the basic steps for completing your application.
Step 1: Review the BT-1 checklist for an overview of the information needed to complete the online application.
Step 2: Go to https://secure.in.gov/apps/dor/bt1/ to begin the online process.
Step 3: Select start new to begin a new business application.
Step 4: Enter the Email Address you wish to use for your contact with the Department during the application process and click continue.
Step 5: Select the appropriate reason for filing the application and click continue.
Step 6: Enter the Federal ID Number (FID/EIN), Entity Name or Sole Owner Name, and click continue. Note: The taxpayer identification number (TID) will also be requested if you are registering an existing business for a new tax type or adding a location to an existing account.
Step 7: Enter the Business Contact Information and click continue. Important Note: The Document Locator Number (DLN) will be displayed at the bottom of this screen. Please write this number down. You will need it for future reference.
Thank you for registering your business with the Indiana Department of Revenue using the online BT-1 Business Tax Application.