Registering a Sole Proprietorship

Sole proprietors will need to establish a Georgia Tax Center (GTC) account. To complete this process you will need the following information:

  • Social security number (SSN)
  • Most recent federal adjusted gross income (AGI)
  • Your NAICS code, if applicable. Look up your NAICS code before you begin registration or during the registration
  • The types of tax accounts for which you are registering. Learn more about tax types on Tax Registration.

How to Establish a GTC Account:

If you have filed a return in Georgia, you can establish a GTC logon by following the instructions below:

  1. Sign up for online access to the Georgia Tax Center
  2. Once you have established a logon, register your business as a Sole Proprietor:
    1. Logon to Georgia Tax Center
    2. Find and select See more links… under the “I want to” section
    3. Select Register as a Sole Proprietor
    4. Follow the instructions to complete the registration

For Sole Proprietors Who Have Not Filed a Georgia Return:

You will need to complete a New Business Registration as a Sole Proprietor on Georgia Tax Center.

  1. Select Register a New Georgia Business
  2. Select Sole Proprietor from the “Business Type” drop-down list
  3. Follow the instructions to complete the registration and sign up for a GTC account

Need Help?

Sign up for Online Access with GTC - Read our Quick Instructions, Detailed Instructions, or watch a How-to Video for more information.

How to Register as a Sole Proprietor with GTC - Read our Detailed Instructions or watch the How-to Video for more information.