The IRS uses a unique Employer Identification Number to uniquely identify employer tax accounts.
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MyCorporation files the necessary forms for businesses needing an employer identification number (EIN).
An EIN is a federal identification number issued by the IRS to identify a business entity. EINs are also known as a Federal Tax ID number. Legally, you are required to identify your business with one of two numbers: either your social security number or an employer identification number.
Generally you need an employer identification number when your business:
If you are a sole proprietor, your social security number can be used on all of your government forms and other official documents, but most small business advisors recommend that you apply for an EIN for these official documents.
Furthermore, most banks require an employer identification number in order to open a business bank account. If you are ready, our business filing experts can help you get started with your paperwork.
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The business filing experts at MyCorporation can help save you time and eliminate the hassle of obtaining your EIN. We are here to support you during the filing process:
Please note: MyCorporation cannot obtain an EIN until your entity formation is completed and all the necessary paperwork has been filed with the state. As soon as the state has confirmed your formation, we will begin the EIN document filing process.
An EIN is a federal tax id number issued by the IRS to identify a business entity (similar to a social security number being issued to identify an individual, except that an employer identification numberf is used to identify a business entity instead of a person).
An EIN is usually necessary when an applicant:
If the answer to any of the following questions is "YES" then you should obtain an EIN:
Legally, you are required to identify your business with one of two numbers: either your Social Security Number or an EIN (Employer Identification Number, a.k.a. Federal Tax ID Number). If you are a sole proprietor, your Social Security Number can be used on all of your government forms and other official documents, but most small business advisors recommend that you apply for an employer identification number and use the EIN number instead. If you are a corporation, LLC, or other state-level entity, you must obtain an EIN because your business is an entirely separate legal entity. Furthermore, banks require an EIN in order to open a business bank account.
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