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How to update your business address
How to update your business address

A quick guide on how to update your business address

Updated over a week ago

If you have an address change for your business, below are the companies and/or organizations that you will need to contact in order to update your new business address information. In some cases, Collective will assist or complete the address change step for you.

At the end of this document, you’ll also find some helpful links to resources on the best practices for updating your business address.

1. Update the State

You'll need to notify the state that your address has been updated. The method of updating can vary by state, so you'll need to do some research to determine how your state processes updates.

2. IRS form 8822-B - Change of Address or Responsibility form

You will complete the IRS change of business address form.

You will need to sign the form and send it directly to the IRS.

3. Business License

Updating your address for your business license varies from city to city in the state of California.

There are too many cities to list all of the direct links, but if you go to the city government website where you filed your business license, there will likely be an option to update your address online.

4. Bank Accounts and Credit Cards

Contact all of your banks and credit card companies to update them with your new business address details.

5. Gusto

Gusto manages payroll for your company. Below are the directions to update your business address, or the address for you and any of your employees.

6. Accounting Software

  • QuickBooks Online (QBO): To update your QuickBooks Online business address, follow the directions here or go to QuickBooks for further details.

  • Xero: To update your business address in Xero, please visit this link or go to Xero Help Center for more details.

7. Your Collective account

If you have an address change, we will automatically update your business address in your Collective account.

8. Auto-billed items

If you have any auto-billed items, make sure to review and update your business address in necessary

9. Update your clients

Do not forget to update your clients about your address change, especially if you expect them to send you checks or any other written material.

10. Update your vendors

If you plan to receive any physical items (i.e packages) from any vendors you're working with (i.e Amazon), make sure to update your business address with their records

11. Final step

Make sure that the address changes were applied correctly.

Other resources

Here you can find further resources about the best practices for changing your business address:

Disclaimer: The information contained in this document is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as financial or tax advice. It is not intended to be a substitute for obtaining accounting or other financial advice from an appropriate financial adviser or for the purpose of avoiding U.S. Federal, state or local tax payments and penalties.

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