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What is a Tax ID Number?

A Federal Tax ID Number is utilized for the identification of business entities, trusts, estates, and other types of entities. As per the IRS, all businesses typically require a Tax ID Number. This identification number is commonly necessary for obtaining licenses and permits, as well as for the purpose of opening a business bank account.

What's the process?

Step 1: Choose the type of entity you have and complete our questionnaire.

Step 2: Our representatives will verify for any mistakes or missing information and submit your application to the IRS.

Step 3: You will receive an email from our representatives containing your official IRS document. Once the processing is complete, you can also download the document from our website.

It can be perplexing for non-experts to fill out and submit an application for a new Tax ID Number. As your authorized e-File provider, we work with the IRS on your behalf. In case of any discrepancies in the information provided by you, we will rectify them and ensure that your filing is completed promptly and accurately.

Simplified Forms for Accurate Filing

We take care of the IRS procedures and guidelines for you! Our aim is to simplify the process by eliminating common mistakes that can cause delays. Rest assured, we will promptly and accurately obtain your Federal Tax ID, ensuring a smooth experience for our valued customers.

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Customer Service

Our agents possess extensive experience and undergo rigorous training in IRS communication and the process of filing your Federal Tax ID Application. We thoroughly examine your application and provide guidance on any necessary documentation before proceeding with the filing process.

Entity Type Definitions

Individual / Sole Proprietor

A sole proprietorship is a type of business that is not incorporated and is solely owned by one individual. It is the easiest form of business to establish and manage. The business is not distinct from the owner, who is the sole proprietor.

Limited Liability Company

An LLC is a legal entity created by filing articles of organization under state or remote law. Unlike a partnership, the members of an LLC are not personally responsible for its debts and liabilities.

Estate of a Deceased Individual

An estate is formed as a legal entity following the demise of an individual. The estate of the deceased is considered a distinct legal entity in terms of federal tax obligations.

Trust

A trust is a legal arrangement in which trustees hold ownership of property with the aim of safeguarding or preserving it for the beneficiaries, following the standard regulations enforced in chancery or probate courts.

Non-Profit Organization

A Non-Profit company is a lawful entity that has been established to achieve goals that are not centered on generating profits for its owners or shareholders.

Corporation

A corporation is an entity or structure established under the laws of a state, comprising of one or more individuals who become shareholders. The corporation's identity is regarded as independent and separate from that of its members.

S-Corporation

This corporation is like any other, but it has a unique tax status approved by the IRS that allows it to transfer its corporate income, credits, and deductions to its shareholders.

Personal Service Corporation

A personal service corporation is a type of corporation that is established with the purpose of offering personal services to either individuals or groups.

Church Organization

Churches and religious institutions, similar to numerous other philanthropic organizations, meet the criteria for exemption from federal income tax as per IRC Section 501(c)(3) and are typically eligible to receive contributions that are tax-deductible.

Partnership

A partnership refers to the association between two or more individuals who come together to conduct a commercial or professional enterprise. Each partner contributes capital, assets, expertise, or labor, and anticipates sharing the gains and losses of the venture.

Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between a Federal Tax ID Number and a local Tax ID?

A Federal Tax ID Number, serves the purpose of identifying a business entity with the IRS. Local Tax ID Numbers are specific to your locality based on county or city in which you do business.

What if I already have a Tax ID Number?

If you have been assigned a Federal Tax ID in the past but cannot recall it, our team is here to help you retrieve your official verification letter from the IRS.

How fast can I expect to receive my Tax ID number?

Your Federal Tax ID will typically be issued on the same day, but if the IRS needs more information, it could take up to two business days.

When should I apply for a new Tax ID Number?

If you purchase an existing business, you may need a new EIN, however, this does not always apply.

If you have a Tax ID and only need to change the business name or address, you do not need to apply for a new one. You will just contact the IRS to make these changes.

You will need a Tax ID if any of the following apply:

  • You operate as a Partnership, LLC, Corporation, or as a Sole Proprietor
  • You have employees
  • Withhold employee taxes from wages paid to non-residential aliens.
  • File Taxation forms such as: Excise, sales, employment, or Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms.
  • Have a tax-deferred pension plan, or KEOGH.

TaxIDSupport.com is an authorized e-File provider helping clients obtain Federal Tax ID Numbers from the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS"). We specialize in working with clients to obtain their documents in a timely manner. TaxIDSupport.com only works on behalf of our clients and is not affiliated, in any way, with any government agency.

TaxIDSupport.com offers a paid service in which our staff prepares and submits your Federal Tax ID Application to the IRS on your behalf. Alternatively, you can visit the IRS.gov website and complete your application for a new Federal Tax ID at no charge. TaxIDSupport.com does not verify the information submitted on your application. We do not offer any legal, financial, or other professional advice outside the scope of our service. If you need legal advice related to your business, please contact a licensed attorney.

Why choose TaxIDSupport.com? We are an authorized e-File provider for the IRS to process applications for new Federal Tax ID Numbers on behalf of our clients. We are strictly a business-to-business (B2B) service helping new businesses file and submit new applications in order to streamline the process. We provide a very simplified application process which reduces errors and allows us to obtain your documents in a quicker timeframe. If any issues do arise, our dedicated support staff are here to help. You can speak directly with us by visiting our contact page.