Cant I just use my SS#?
No. The EIN is for use in connection with business operations and activities.
What is an EIN?
A nine-digit number assigned to an applicant who is a sole proprietor, a corporation, a partnership or others such as estates and trusts, as well as other entities. It is REQUIRED for tax and reporting purposes.
Do I need an EIN?
Yes. States normally require this number for registering business names, and banks normally require it for opening business accounts.
What type of security does this site use?
This site is protected with SSL (secure socket layer) protection from trusted security provider GeoTrust.? All form information is encrypted with high grade 256 bit (AES-256) protection.
Encryption makes it extremely difficult for unauthorized people to view information being transmitted between computers.
Can I get my number faxed to me instead?
Yes. When you have completed the data entry steps, please call our office at 1-877-541-2277 or send us an email at email@example.com.
How long does this take to get an EIN?
Usually within minutes, unless there is some holdup at the IRS site or other non-normal issues. Certainly, if we do not provide you with your EIN number within 3 business days after signup, because of a problem in our site or office, you can get a full refund.
I forgot my EIN number, how can I get it again?
Go to the Application Status page and input your invoice number.
Do you require our permission to assist you in getting an Employer ID, or tax ID number?
Yes, you must agree on our site to agree to allow us to use your information for this operation only, to do what is necessary to obtain for you the EIN. This is an agreement between two businesses, yours and ours.
You also must send in via fax or email a signed document which allows us to process your information.
Fax the signed document to 503-763-1233 or email a scanned copy it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Does this mean you are our attorney for the purposes of this transaction?
In the agreement you agreed, that we are not providing you with attorney advise, legal advice, accounting advice or services except just that of obtaining an EIN for your business use. This is an agreement between two businesses, yours and ours.