As you probably know, the Internal Revenue Service issues your business a nine-digit Employer Identification Number, or EIN, for tax administration purposes. More than that, it’s also a tax identification number that financial institutions use to set up your company’s bank accounts. That same identification number is also required by state and local agencies when you apply for a vendor licenses and file your state tax returns.
When you apply for an EIN through IRS EIN Tax ID Filing Service, you will typically receive your new Employer Identification Number via email on the same day. However, you should also allow for some processing time while the Internal Revenue Service updates its permanent records with your business tax ID. Before these updates are completed, you will be able to use your newly issued EIN for several purposes:
• Opening new business financial accounts
• File your state tax returns through U.S. postal mail
• Apply for business licenses through state and local authorities
The Internal Revenue Service explains that it can take up to two weeks to bring its permanent files up-to-date with your new EIN. Once this process is finished, you will be able to use your EIN to perform several important functions:
• Complete and file your business’s electronic returns
• Make your tax payments electronically
• Use electronic taxpayer identification number (TIN) matching services
Save time and avoid the confusion and frustration of filling out lengthy paperwork by using IRS EIN Tax ID Filing Service to complete your tax ID application online. With a web-based process that’s been simplified from the original IRS Form SS-4, you can apply for your Employer Identification Number from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere you can access the internet. Apply online today to receive new or different business EIN number for your company, church-controlled organization, nonprofit entity, trust or estate.