When Is It Necessary That I Get a New EIN?

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There are several reasons why you may need to apply for EIN numbers anew for your business even though you already have one. Maybe you’ve made some changes to your enterprise lately, and you need a new Tax ID to reflect those alterations. Even just updating your information requires a completely new EIN from the federal government. There are probably a few things you haven’t thought of as necessitating reapplying.

• New business structure
• New business address
• New partnership or ownership
• New business name

If any of these items accurately represent your business, then you need to submit a new EIN number application in order to effectively operate within federal tax guidelines. Even the simplest of changes, such as a new business address, needs to be appropriately listed in your Tax ID information. Legally, you could run into problems filing taxes the following year if reality differs from your previously submitted documents.

Does This Also Apply to State Taxes?

It is important to review the requirements for the specific state in which your business is active. You may need a different business EIN number if similar changes have been made as would mandate a new federal Tax ID. It’s imperative you ensure your information is up-to-date with any legal entities, so you can open bank accounts, file taxes and hire employees without issue.

If you have moved across state lines, then you definitely need to fill out a new Tax ID application as soon as possible for both federal and local purposes. Not only does this constitute an address change, but you’ll need to be sure you are legally covered by your new state government come tax time by having the correct EIN for that state rather than your old locale. Your previous numbers will no longer be applicable.

How Do I Change My EIN?

We make the process of how to obtain EIN numbers straightforward. Just head over to our online submission form, fill it out and let us take care of all of the paperwork behind the scenes. We’ll send you your new Tax ID quickly, within the same day, so you can get back to business!

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