Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register a business for state income tax withholding?

Complete the online application for state income tax withholding at Maine Revenue Services’ website via their online registration service. Check the box marked “Income Tax Withholding” at the bottom of the page and follow the instructions.You may also register for a sales, use, and service provider tax account using this service. Forms can also be downloaded from Maine Revenue Services’ website at .

Maine Revenue Services (MRS)
Telephone: (207) 626-8475

Note: If you intend to hire employees and do not intend to register for a sales, use, or service provider tax account, you may register for an income tax withholding account when you register for an unemployment compensation tax number.