In order to obtain your Tax ID (i.e. EIN) in New York, one need to start by choosing the legal structure of the entity you wish to get Tax ID (i.e. EIN) for. Employee Identification Number i.e. EIN in New York is a process that most of businesses, trusts, estates, non-profit & church organizations need to complete. Even for the businesses and entities that are not required to get an EIN number in NYC. It is suggested to obtain an EIN as it help you in protecting the personal information of the individuals by allowing them to use their Tax ID (i.e. EIN) instead of SSN in various activities essential to operate their business or organization in NYC.
Information needed to apply for a NYC Tax ID
To successful file and complete your EIN Application in New York you need to ensure that you have the following information available or on-hand. These information may include –
Legal Name of the entity – You need to make sure that you have the correct legal name of the business, non-profit or trust determined prior to applying. As this will ensure that New York Tax ID (i.e. EIN) is issued under the correct name.
Responsible Party – The individual who act as or will be designated as responsible party for business or entity will be responsible for direction, controlling and managing of the entities funds and assets.
Business Address – The physical business address of the organization or entity must be disclosed. This address must be a physical address where you can easily receive the mail and not a PO Box.
E-mail & Phone Number – Each New York Tax ID (i.e. EIN) Application need to have a valid e-mail address and phone number. As this information is needed to ensure that in the event of the application has errors or corrections needed. We can easily reach you to properly process your application form and issue a Tax ID or Employee Identification Number for the business.
How to apply for an EIN in NYC?
The IRS offers you various ways to obtain a valid Tax ID (i.e. EIN) in NYC – using the internet, telephone, fax or mail –
Apply for an EIN in NYC Online
In order to apply for an EIN in NYC Online, you need to have a valid Social Security Number, Employer Identification Number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number. Now navigate to IRS website and click on “Business” tab at the top of the page. Now click on the “Employer ID Number” under the “Business Topic” section in the left navigation bar. Click on “Apply for an EIN online” link option and then click on “Apply Online Now” link option so as to direct to online Tax ID (i.e. EIN) application. Now start the application by clicking on “Begin Application” option and answer all the questions in the application when prompted. Be prepared to give all the information that are prompted in the application form. Finally, print out the confirmation once you submit the application form. You will receive your EIN as soon as the information entered in application form are validated.
Apply for an EIN in NYC by Mail or Fax
In order to apply for an EIN in NYC by Mail or Fax, you first need to obtain an application Form SS-4. You can download and print out this form from the IRS website. Complete the application Form SS-4 and sign and date it at the bottom. Make a photocopy of this application form for your own records. Now mail this completed application form SS-4 to –
Internal Revenue Service
Attn: EIN Operation
Cincinnati, OH 45999
You can even fax the completed application form to IRS by Fax on the IRS fax number so as to obtain an EIN.
Apply for an EIN in NYC by Phone
In order to apply for an EIN in NYC by phone. International applicants need to call IRS Specialty number from Monday to Friday between 06:00 AM to 11:00 PM (Eastern Time) so as to obtain an EIN.