New York Business Express


You've established your business, so what's next? The sections below highlight information you may need to successfully manage your business.


Amendments are changes made to your business records or your personal information. Amendments may be specific to a particular license or general to all your business licenses. 

You are required to keep information on your license or certification up to date. Changes to information may include:

  • Name change
  • Address change
  • New contact information
  • Other information changes related to your license or certification

Many agencies will give you the option to change the information online or by using specific forms for amendments. Additional fees or documents may also be required to amend your license.

Specific Amendment information for the licenses listed below can be found here in New York Business Express:

Application to Register for a Sales Tax Certificate of Authority

For amendment information for other licenses, please visit the web page of the agency that issued your license or certification.

Get Copies of Documents

You may need copies of documents that have been filed with the Division of Corporations of the New York State Department of State (DOS). To learn more about requesting documents, please visit our Copies of Filed Documents page.

Fee Schedules

Fees vary depending on your businesses legal entity types.  To see the fee schedule for your legal entity, please visit the page below that applies:

Biennial Statements

Business Corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLC) must file a Biennial Statement with the New York State Department of State (DOS) every two years. To learn more about Biennial Statements, please visit our Biennial Statement page.

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