Start the EIN Filing Process

How It Works:
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    Complete and submit your EIN Application

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    IRS Compliance Review

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    Receive your EIN paperwork in your email inbox as a PDF

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EIN Application Process Explained

The process of applying for an EIN can be confusing and strenuous for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Whether you’re a business owner, entrepreneur, executor, administrator, or representative of an estate, we’ll work with the IRS on your behalf as your third party designee.

Our team of accountants, tax professionals, and small business experts are standing by to process your application. We’ll review all the information you provide and advise on anything you may need to add or revise in order to get your application accepted. Once your application has been thoroughly reviewed by our team, we’ll submit it electronically to obtain your EIN. If any additional documents are needed, our team will work with the IRS directly to save you time.

At any point during the process, you can contact our experts to help. Once your application is submitted, you’ll receive an email confirmation, as well as an expected delivery date. Once your application has been approved, you’ll receive your EIN electronically. Most EIN applications are approved. If, for any reason, your application is rejected, we will contact you directly for next steps.

Quick, Accurate Filing

We’ll handle all of the regulations and red tape to ensure the whole process is as painless as possible and give you peace of mind. We’ll ensure your EIN application is received in a timely manner and is completed accurately.

Attentive Service

Our team of experts has years of experience dealing with Tax ID applications and working with the IRS. We’ll inform you of anything missing from your application, and how to find it. We’ll correct any errors so you don’t have to worry.


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Frequently Asked Questions About EINs

This service is intended to make filing for your EIN fast, secure and electronic. It includes a dedicated specialist who reviews and ensures your documentation is complete and accurate, as well as manages the submission to the IRS and any communication with the IRS on your behalf. There is a one-time fee that covers this service.

An Employer Identification Number or EIN is a Tax Identification Number for businesses that is nine digits long and assigned by the IRS. They use the number to identify which taxpayers will need to require business tax forms as well as personal.

If you have an EIN but lost, misplaced, or cannot remember it, you can contact the IRS to search their database for it. The number for the Business & Specialty Tax Line is 800-829-4933 and is available Monday-Friday, from 7am to 7pm. An assistor will ask you identifying questions to ensure security, and then provide your number to you over the telephone.

An EIN allows businesses to file tax returns, apply for a business bank account, apply for a business loan, get certain permits or licenses, as well as reporting payroll, FICA, Social Security, and Medicare taxes. Companies like Amazon and Etsy will often require sellers to register with an EIN.

There is no difference between an EIN and a Tax ID Number. However, there is another number referred to as a State Tax ID Number which should not be confused with a Federal Tax ID Number or Employer Identification Number (EIN).

Most banks will require an EIN or Tax ID to open a business bank account. Some banks may allow Sole Proprietors to open a business bank account by utilizing their Social Security Number instead. But even then, some banks may require an EIN instead.

There are several reasons why you might need an EIN (Tax ID) Number, but the most common include: starting a new business, opening a bank account, hiring of 1 or more employees, operating a new LLC, forming an Estate after a death, filing federal income taxes, establishing a Trust account, organizing a Non-Profit, getting a business license and other IRS compliance reasons.

A Tax ID doesn’t have an expiration date. It’s good for the life of the entity or person in the case of a Sole Proprietor. Please note that Sole Proprietors can only be issued one Tax ID Number from the IRS.