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Quickly find out here if you need to Apply For Tax ID Number.

If you do find out you need one, you can apply now and have your Federal Employee Identification Number available to use within minutes.

Remember that the abbreviation for this number is "EIN."

Get Your IRS Tax ID Number Today!

"Did you ever notice that when you put the words 'The' and 'IRS' together, it spells 'THEIRS?'" ~Author Unknown (

While some can make it more complicated, basically, if you are starting a "legal" business (Sole Proprieter, Corporation, LLC or Partnership) and you will have employees, or if you already have a business in one of these "legal" structures and have employees, then you must have an EIN.

You also must have an EIN if you are setting up either an Estate or a Trust.

There are a lot of other reasons to obtain an EIN - or a new EIN if you already have one -- but since this site is for YOU, Joe or Joanne Consumer, we aren't gonna get in to all that. Now, if you really wanna get more complicated, then check with the IRS here.

An EIN for a Sole Proprieter is FREE, while it'll cost you $150.00 to obtain an EIN for a Corporation, LCC or a Partnership.

This "IRS Tax ID Number" also goes by a number of aliases, which can at times become confusing. It is also known as:

- Tax ID Number
- Federal Tax ID Number
- Business Tax ID Number
- Employer Identification Number
- Federal Employer Identification Number

Note: The first two terms above are also sometimes used interchangeably with a personal Social Security Number (SSN).

4 Ways To Apply For Tax ID Number

1. ONLINE - Immediate Option (Assuming Verification):
Obtain your EIN at the link below between the hours listed (EST):

- M-F: 6:00AM -12:30PM
- Sat: 6:00AM to 9:00PM
- Sun: 7:00PM to 12:00AM

During Stated Business Hours, upon clicking the link below, you can apply for an IRS EIN Number - and your information is verified - you can receive your IRS Tax ID Number immediately and use it right away to open a bank account.

Click Here To Get Your IRS Tax ID Number Now!

2. BY PHONE - Immediate Option (Assuming Verification):
Obtain your EIN by phone five days a week during days/times below:

- M-F: 7:00AM -10:00PM Local Time

Call 1-800-829-4933.

3. BY FAX - 1-2 Weeks Turnaround
If you Fax your application, you'll need to complete IRS Form SS4. If you include your return fax number, they'll fax it back in a bout a week. If you don't include your fax number, they'll mail it back to you and you'll receive in about 2 weeks.

Fax To 1-859-669-5760.

4. BY MAIL - 4-5 Weeks Turnaround
If you choose to apply by mail, you'll need to complete IRS Form SS4 and mail it to the address below.

Internal Revenue Service
Attn: EIN Operation
Cincinnati, OH 45999

And That's How You
Apply For Tax ID Number

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