HOW TO LICENSE A NEW BUSINESS STEP I Contact: New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Bank of the West Building 5301 Central NE (Central & San Mateo, NE) Telephone: 505-841-6200 http://www.tax.state.nm.us/BizPge.htm They will provide tax information and instructions, including a taxpayer identification number application. STEP II Contact: City of Albuquerque, Treasury Office Room 1080B 1 Civic Plaza NW Albuquerque, NM 87102 Telephone: 505-768-3354 http://www.cabq.gov/treasury/license.html They will provide a license to conduct business via a business registration fee. A state taxpayer identification number or evidence of application for such a number is required. STEP III Contact: City of Albuquerque, Zoning Department 600 Second Street, NW Plaza del Sol, Lobby Level Telephone: 505-924-3860 http://www.cabq.gov/planning/zoning/buslicense.html They will provide approval for business location zoning. STEP IV Contact: New Mexico Department of Work Force Solutions Employer’s Tax Department 401 Broadway NE, (Mailing address: PO Box 1928, ABQ, NM 87103 Telephone: 505-841-8405 or 505-841-8645 http://www.dws.state.nm.us/dws-uitax.html They will provide tax information and instructions, which includes registration to determine liability status. STEP V Contact: Internal Revenue Service 5338 Montgomery NE, 87109-1311 Telephone: 505-837-5631 or Toll Free: 1-800-829-4933 http://www.irs.gov/localcontacts/article/0,,id=98317,00.html Forms: http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html They will provide tax information and instructions, including an employer identification number application. The City of Albuquerque Licensed has a businesses web site where each licensed business can go into the site and update their information as needed: http://www.thriveabq.com REMEMBER, IT IS ALWAYS WISE TO OBTAIN THE PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE OF AN ACCOUNTANT AND AN ATTORNEY!!