Frequently Asked Questions

What I need to do in order to apply for an EIN Number?

You may apply for the Employer Identification Number i.e. EIN Number online if your business in located in the United States. In order to apply online one must have a valid Taxpayer Identification Number (i.e. SSN, ITIN and EIN). You are eligible for one EIN Number per person per day. 

Is EIN Number same as the Tax ID Number?

Federal Tax Identification Number also known as a “95 Number” or “EIN Number” or “Tax ID Number”, all refer to the nine digit number issued by the IRS website. These are different names for the same number and has same functioning. 

Can I verify my EIN Number Online?

Anyone can access this information directly from the IRS website. A non-profit organisation must provide for the EIN Number upon request and you can verify this directly with the IRS on the Exempt Organization page of the IRS website. The site not only verifies the EIN Number but advises you if the organizations are in good standing with the IRS.

How much does it cost to apply for an EIN Number?

One can apply for an Employer Identification Number i.e. EIN Number free of cost from Internal Revenue Service (i.e. IRS) website.  

Can you have a two EIN Numbers?

One must have as many EIN Number of the business entities as many business you have. A single business or entity can have a single EIN Number, although there are many situations where you need to apply for a new EIN Number due to changes to your business.