Employer Identification Number/Federal Tax ID
As a business owner you will need an EIN (Employer Identification Number) from the IRS to open a business bank account and for tax purposes. The EIN is used to identify your business entity similar to a social security number. PLEASE apply for the EIN on the IRS government website with the IRS. This is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service and you can get your EIN immediately.
- APPLY for EIN Here: https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/apply-for-an-employer-identification-number-ein-online
- More info on federal and state tax ID numbers: https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/launch-your-business/get-federal-state-tax-id-numbers