Apply for Your Employer Identification Number (EIN)

An Employer Identification Numbers (EIN) or Tax Identification Number (Tax ID, or TIN) is required for those who want to form a business, create a Trust or an Estate in the United States.

Select your entity and fill out the online Tax ID application to obtain an EIN number in 4 hours to 4 business days depending on the delivery method you choose.

Learn more about legal entities if you are not sure which type of legal structure you should choose

Start the EIN Filing Process

Here’s How It Works:

  1. Complete and submit your EIN Application
  2. IRS Compliance Review
  3. Receive your EIN paperwork in your email inbox as a PDF
Form a Business

Form a Business

Create a Trust

Create a Trust

Add New Employees

Add New Employees

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.

Security

Rest assured that your private information is secure. We guarantee your personal information is safe, and secure.

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.

On a technical level, an EIN is a Tax Identification Number. The term Tax ID Number refers to types of numbers that are generated for tax purposes. They’re typically used to track payments made to individuals on the federal level, though Tax IDs can also be issued on the state level. EINs are Tax ID Numbers specifically for businesses. Unlike Tax IDs, an EIN is always issued on the federal level.

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.

The Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as the Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) or the Federal Tax Identification Number, is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service to business entities operating in the United States for the purposes of identification.

Banks and companies require an EIN when doing business with other business entities.  Your EIN is also included in your business tax returns and is generally used to identify your business similar to a social security number for US individuals.

Employer Identification Numbers do not expire. Once an EIN has been issued to a business, it will not be issued again.

DISCLAIMER:

This website is a document preparation & filing service and cannot provide legal, financial, or other professional advice. We do not review the information you submit on a professional, legal or accounting level as we are not, nor are we affiliated with any attorneys or accountants.  We cannot provide any kind of advice, explanation, opinion or recommendation about legal issues, and our communications are not protected by the attorney-client privilege or as work product. For legal advice, please contact an attorney or law firm. Our paid service will process your application for an EIN/Tax ID number (SS-4 Form) with the IRS to obtain your Tax ID Number and deliver it to you quickly and securely via email. The IRS does not supply Tax ID Numbers via e-mail. Our EIN form is simplified for your ease of use, accuracy, and understanding, saving you time. We guarantee you will receive your EIN within 1-3 business days. You can obtain an Employer Identification Number also knowns as an EIN number or Tax ID number without charge with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) but we won’t be able to assist you. This website is not affiliated with the US Department of Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, or any governmental agency. This product or service has not been approved or endorsed by any governmental agency, and this offer is not being made by an agency of the US government.