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What is an EIN?

EIN numbers are identification numbers issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to business entities. An EIN number consists of nine digits and is used for tax purposes.

When a business registers with the IRS, they will be assigned an EIN number. This number will be used on all tax documents and correspondences with the IRS. EIN numbers are also used by banks and other financial institutions when businesses open bank accounts or apply for loans. In short, an EIN number is a unique identifier for businesses in the United States.

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Why you need an EIN

Apply for business licenses and permits

If you're starting a new business, one of the first things you'll need to do is apply for a business permit or license. In order to do this, you'll need to have an EIN number to provide to the relevant govermment agencies.

Open a bank account

When you're ready to open a business bank account, you'll need to have your business's EIN number on hand as most banks will require you to provide it during the account opening.

Pay federal taxes

An EIN number is required for anyone who wants to file federal taxes. This applies to individuals, businesses, trusts, and estates. The EIN number is used to identify the taxpayer and is used on all tax returns filed with the IRS.

Hire employees

If you're thinking about hiring employees, you'll need to obtain an EIN number first. You'll need to provide this number to your employees when they start working for you. Without an EIN number, you will not be able to withhold taxes from your employees' paychecks or file payroll tax returns.

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Frequently asked EIN questions

How long will it take to receive my EIN?

We can get your EIN and send it in less than 60 minutes straight to your email based on the delivery method you selected.

Is there a way to verify my EIN?

Yes, you can get a letter from the IRS that confirms that you have an EIN, which is necessary to open a bank account or other business purposes. GOV+ can get this letter for you quickly and easily.

What is the difference between an EIN, a TIN or a Tax ID?

A TIN or Tax ID is a Taxpayer Identification number and represents any ID number distributed by the IRS. An EIN is just one type of TIN number.

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