Sacramento, CA…Starting or doing business in California just got easier with eReg, the Board of Equalization’s (BOE) new secure electronic registration system. The user-friendly service offers a convenient, fast, and free way to apply online for a permit, license, or account.
Beginning today, June 18, 2012, users can access eReg from the BOE’s secure website – any time day or night – to apply for a seller’s permit, pay use tax, and register for other tax and fee programs. Answer a few simple questions and the system works to guide the user through the process of getting the permits, licenses, or accounts needed. If users don’t have time to finish the application process, it’s no problem they can save their application and return later to finish it.
In addition, eReg allows you to:
Register for a special tax or fee account such as International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) accounts and Cigarette and Tobacco Products Retailer’s Licenses
Add a new business location
Easily make use tax payments
View the status of your account(s) online
Access helpful reference materials, forms, and publications
What are the benefits? You can easily apply for new licenses or add business locations. You can view the status of your application online and get emails with updates. There is online help and live assistance during business hours and you can get links to reference materials related to your business activities. The system is free to use but some permits, licenses, or accounts may require a fee or deposit.
Who can use eReg? Anyone can use eReg quickly and conveniently with a computer and internet access.