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Starting a Business

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Obtain Your Federal Business Tax ID

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN. You may apply for an EIN in various ways, and now you may apply online. You must check with your state to determine if you need a state number or charter.

Apply for an EIN Online

References/Related Topics

Understanding Your EIN
Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop
Correcting Business Information Where a Nominee Was Used
Change in Application for Employer Identification Number

 

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