Registration Online FAQs

What is iReg?

iReg is an online application that allows businesses to register for Virginia taxes via the Tax Department's website.


What types of business entities can I register from this Web site?

  • Sole Proprietor
  • Partnership
  • Corporation
  • Subchapter S Corporation
  • Multi-State Corporation
  • Non-profit Corporation
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Government Agency
  • Cooperative
  • Other (e.g. church, union, club)

What types of Virginia state taxes can I register using iReg?

  • Retail Sales and Use Tax (In-State Dealers)
  • Use Tax (Out-of-State Dealers)
  • Employer Withholding Tax
  • Corporation Income Tax
  • Pass-Through Entity Tax
  • Insurance Premium's License Tax
  • Business Consumer's Use Tax
  • Dealer's Aircraft Sales and Use Tax
  • Motor Vehicle Fuel Sales Tax
  • Vending Machines Sales Tax
  • Dealer's Watercraft Sales and Use Tax
  • Tire Tax
  • Litter Tax
  • Corn Assessment
  • Cotton Assessment
  • Egg Excise
  • Forest Products
  • Peanut Excise
  • Sheep Assessment
  • Small Grains Assessment
  • Soft Drinks Excise
  • Soybean Assessment
  • Virginia Unemployment Tax (administered by the VEC)

Who is eligible to use iReg?

  • New companies that have never been assigned a Virginia business account number.
  • Certain new specialty dealers for flea markets, gun shows, and art/craft shows.
  • The person registering a business using iReg must be a responsible officer of the business and must be authorized to register the business.

Who is not eligible to use iReg? 

  • Specialty dealers such as Avon, Amway and other similar dealers cannot register using iReg.
  • A Sole Proprietor cannot use iReg to register multiple businesses with a single SSN.

If your business does not qualify for online registration or if you need to register another business, you must complete and file Form R-1 instead.


How much does it cost to use iReg?

There is no cost to use iReg. No purchase of software is required.


When can I use iReg?

The iReg system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Do I need software or special Internet settings on my computer to use iReg?

All you need to use iReg is a computer with a standard browser and access to the Internet. You can ensure your computer and Internet browsers are up to date and meet basic requirements. You will need a printer if you wish to print a copy of your registration records/certificates. For more information, please visit our Site Help page.


How secure is my information? Is it safe to register for taxes online?

Your Internet session and iReg submission is encrypted in a secure environment, like the Virginia Tax Department's other online systems. This means that your information is protected from any unauthorized access when it is submitted. You may also read about our privacy and security policies.


Can I make changes to my registration online?

Yes, once you have completed your Registration you may return at anytime to manage your account. You may update contact and address information, add a new business location, close a location, close your business, update responsible officers of your company, print a copy of your sales tax certificate or change your tax filing responsibilities.


What should I do if I have to log out of iReg online before I have finished my registration?

Select "Save as Draft" on any of the registration pages and then click "Logout."  You can login as a Returning User when you are ready to continue your registration. iReg will continue where you left off.


I recently registered my business online. How soon can I start filing my taxes online?

Immediately. Registering via iReg automatically enrolls you Business iFile, which you can being using right away. You may also use the Department's various Online Services offered.


Who can I contact for assistance in registering my business?

Please visit our Contact Us page for details on multiple ways to contact the Tax Department.


Last Updated 11/29/2016 11:18