Form 8822-B — How to complete and submit IRS Form 8822-B

Collin Pham
August 25, 2021

IRS Form 8822-B is used by businesses to legally register a change of address with the IRS. Instructions on how to complete form 8822-B are below.


IRS Form 8822-B is different from IRS Form 8822. The 8822-B form is used by businesses to update business address information with the IRS. The 8822 form is used by individuals to update personal address information with the IRS.


This page contains instructions on how to complete form 8822-B.

IRS Form 8822-B

Download IRS Form 8822-B online here

IRS Form 8822-B
IRS Form 8822-B


How to fill out and complete form 8822-B

Section 1

Check this box if the IRS should send physical mail related to business tax returns to a new address (Forms 720, 940, 941, 990, 1041, 1065, 1120, etc.).


Section 2

Check this box if the IRS should send physical mail related to employee plan returns to a new address (Forms 5500, 5500-EZ, etc.).


Section 3

Check this box if the IRS should be made aware of a new business location.


Section 4a

Enter the legal name of the business.


Section 4b

Enter the employer identification number (EIN) of the business.


Section 5

Enter the old mailing address of the business.


If the old mailing address is located in the US, the entire address should be written in the first field. If the old address is not located in the US the foreign country name, foreign province / county, and foreign postal code fields should also be completed.


Section 6

Enter the new mailing address of the business.


If the new mailing address is located in the US, the entire address should be written in the first field. If the new address is not located in the US the foreign country name, foreign province / county, and foreign postal code fields should also be completed.

Section 7

Enter the new location of the business. This can be a different address than the one entered in Section 6.


Section 8a

This section is only applicable if the IRS should be made aware of a new responsible party. If the purpose of filing form 8822-B is to update the IRS of an address change, this section can be ignored.


Otherwise, enter the name of the old responsible party. 


Section 8b

This section is only applicable if the IRS should be made aware of a new responsible party. If form 8822-B is being filed to update the IRS of an address change, this section can be ignored.


Otherwise, enter the name of the new responsible party.

 

Section 9a

This section is only applicable if the IRS should be made aware of a new responsible party. If form 8822-B is being filed to update the IRS of an address change, this section can be ignored.


Otherwise, enter the SSN, ITIN, or EIN of the old responsible party. 

Section 9b

This section is only applicable if the IRS should be made aware of a new responsible party. If form 8822-B is being filed to update the IRS of an address change, this section can be ignored.


Otherwise, enter the SSN, ITIN, or EIN of the new responsible party. 


Section 10.

A company owner, officer, or representative must sign this section.


Where to send form 8822-B


Once IRS Form 8822-B is complete it needs to be mailed to the IRS for filing. The IRS address the form needs to be sent to depends on the state that the old business address was in.


If the old business address was in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, or Wisconsin the 8822-B form should be sent to 


Internal Revenue Service

Kansas City, MO 64999


If the old business address was in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, or any place outside the United States the 8822-B form should be sent to 


Internal Revenue Service

Ogden, UT 84201-0023 

Never change addresses again


Changing business addresses can be complicated, time consuming and manual — companies of all types use Stable as their permanent business address to ensure they never have to change business addresses again.


Additionally, with our Change of Business Address process, switching your business address to Stable can be much simpler. From IRS forms like the 8822-B, to insurance providers to vendors, our team will walk you through a compliant address transition.


If you have any questions about IRS Form 8822-B, our Change of Business Address process, or just want to learn more please reach out to our team!


Disclaimer: Stable is not a legal or accounting firm, therefore we cannot provide legal or tax advice. You should consult legal and tax professional for advice on how to meet ongoing obligations that apply to your company.

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