A federal employer ID number is issued by the Internal Revenue Service and used to identify a business entity. Any business who has employees, operates as a corporation or partnership, or withholds taxes on income or oth... More » Business & Finance Taxes

A database for employer identification numbers is available from EIN Finder. For a monthly or annual fee, clients can subscribe to EIN Finder for access to its online database and search engine of U.S. employer identific... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Employees and suppliers generally look up the Employer Identification Number, or EIN, of an employer to verify the company, organization, or local or sate government agency, according to the Houston Chronicle. The tax ID... More » Business & Finance Taxes
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To apply for a business tax identification number, also called an EIN or Employer Identification Number, visit the Internal Revenue Service website, and click on the Employer ID Numbers link. Complete the online applicat... More » Business & Finance Taxes

One way to obtain an employer tax identification number for a U.S. business involves going to the Internal Revenue Service website, then applying online. After the IRS validates the information, you can print the tax ID ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

To find the federal tax identification number, commonly known as an Employer ID number or EIN, check existing documentation, call the bank that handles your business accounts, or contact the Internal Revenue Service dire... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Whether or not a small business needs a federal tax ID number depends on the specifics of the business. If a business has employees, or if it operates as a partnership or corporation, then a federal tax ID number is requ... More » Business & Finance Taxes