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What EIN look like?

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a federal tax identification number and is used to identify a business entity. EIN is a unique nine-digit number issued by the IRS and includes information about which state in which the corporation is...

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Is EIN Public?

Yes! EIN is public information and it should be strictly guarded just like the Social Security number (SSN), An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is assigned to a business entity by the IRS to easily identify such an entity. Overview EIN is a unique-nine digit...

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Are EIN and TIN the same?

There are many acronyms used by the IRS to identify the types of taxpayers and they are quite confusing for someone new, in this blog, we can discuss EIN and TIN.EIN and TIN are both used for business purposes meanwhile SSN and ITIN is used to identify yourself.EIN...

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How Long Does it Take to Get EIN Issued?

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is necessary when you need to make a deposit or file return and it is always suggested to obtain an EIN earlier to avoid the hassle. Overview An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a federal tax identification...

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Who Qualifies for an EIN?

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a federal tax identification number and is used to identify a business entity. It is commonly used by employers for the purpose of reporting taxes. It is also used by estates and trusts which have income which...

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What is EIN Used For?

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a federal tax identification number and is used to identify a business entity. It is commonly used by employers for the purpose of reporting taxes. It is also used by estates and trusts which have income which...

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Where to get EIN?

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a federal tax identification number and is used to identify a business entity. It is commonly used by employers for the purpose of reporting taxes. It is also used by estates and trusts which have income which...

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EIN Reference Number (errors) and what they mean

EIN Reference Number 101 (name conflict/duplicate):It is the most common error message that people will face while registering for EIN online.This issue arises because IRS must have found a business with a similar name that of yours. This could be resolved when the...

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Why was my EIN rejected?

What is an EIN Application rejection? Your application for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) will be rejected due to the following reasons: 1) Entity Name ConflictIf your entity name is not unique and the IRS finds one that is similar, you may be denied an EIN....

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Why is an EIN Required?

If you run a business, trust or administer an estate, It is legally required for you to have a Federal tax identification number which is commonly known as Employer Identification Number or EIN for short.  Why you need an EIN? You will be required to have an EIN...

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How Long Does it Take to Get ITIN Issued?

ITINs are the alternate option of Social Security numbers for those taxpayers who are not eligible for a Social Security number. It is a 9-digit number, beginning with the number "9" which appears similar to an SSN (XXX-XX-XXXX). Is it essential to have an ITIN? You...

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Who Qualifies for an ITIN?

Individual Tax Identification Number, or ITIN is a US taxpayer identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which allows the taxpayers without a Social Security Number (SSN) to file income tax returns. This tax processing number is only...

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How Long are ITIN Good for?

Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) will expire if not used on a federal income tax return for any year during a period of five consecutive years. Your ITIN will not be deactivated if it has been used on at least one tax return in the past five years....

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Are ITIN and SSN the Same?

Social Security Number  Every individual who is employed in the U.S must have a Social Security Number (SSN) or apply for one. SSN is a nine digit (xxx-xx-xxxx) number issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).  Every employer who sets up payroll...

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Why was my ITIN rejected?

What is ITIN Application rejection? Your application for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) will be rejected because you are not eligible for an ITIN. Please see if you fall into the below mentioned category for your application rejection: Invalid...

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What are ITIN used for?

Individual Tax Identification Number, or ITIN is a US taxpayer identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which allows the taxpayers without a Social Security Number (SSN) to file income tax returns. This tax processing number is only...

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Are ITIN and EIN the Same?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) uses a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), nine-digit number to track all information related to tax returns filed with them. It is issued either by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or by the IRS. A Social Security...

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Where to get ITIN?

Individual Tax Identification Number, or ITIN is a US taxpayer identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which allows the taxpayers without a Social Security Number (SSN) to file income tax returns. This tax processing number is only...

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Why do ITIN Numbers Expire?

ITINs are the alternate option of Social Security numbers for those taxpayers who are not eligible for a Social Security number. ITINs can be obtained by both U.S residents and non-residents regardless of their immigration status especially if you are not eligible for...

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Why is ITIN Required?

Don’t have a Social Security Number (SSN) because you are not a US resident?  Thanks to the Individual Tax Identification Number, or ITIN. It is a US taxpayer identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which allows the taxpayers without a...

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