Employer Identification Number - EIN
Also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number. When it is used to identify a corporation for tax purposes, it is commonly referred to as a Tax Identification Number.
The EIN is a nine-digit number, and its role is similar to that of the Social Security number. The number includes information about which state the corporation is registered in. EINs can be applied for by phone, online or by mail. The digits of an EIN are formatted as follows: XX-XXXXXXX. Businesses that have changed their ownership structure usually must apply for a new EIN.
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