Brief Notes

EIN Employer ID Number


This brief note is not legal advice and is for educational purposes only.

Quick Discussion

You’ve decided to start a business or other legal entity. Congratulations.

Among the many things in starting a company you’ll be asked to provide either your Social Security Number or an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Since you’re a company or legal entity, it’s best to provide the company’s EIN.
The EIN is used by small businesses, estates, trusts, charities, etc.
The EIN serves as a Tax ID Number. Getting the EIN is free and takes only a couple of minutes.

Here’s how to get an EIN:


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