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Employer Identification Number - YouTube video text script

HERE ‘S A TIP FROM THE I-R-S.

HI, I’M KAREN… AND I WORK FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.

IF YOU’RE STARTING A BUSINESS, YOU NEED AN E-I-N.

THAT'S AN EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER.

YOUR E-I-N IS USED TO IDENTIFY YOUR BUSINESS FOR TAX PURPOSES.

YOU CAN NOW APPLY FOR AN EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ONLINE THROUGH A SIMPLE, QUESTION-DRIVEN PROCESS.  IT’S FREE, AND YOU RECEIVE YOUR E-I-N IMMEDIATELY AFTER COMPLETING THE ONLINE QUESTIONNAIRE.

EVEN IF YOU ALREADY HAVE AN E-I-N, REMEMBER: IF THE OWNERSHIP OR STRUCTURE OF YOUR BUSINESS HAS CHANGED, YOU WILL PROBABLY NEED A NEW NUMBER.

FORTUNATELY, YOU CAN FIND OUT ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS – SUCH AS HOW TO CANCEL YOURS OR WHAT TO DO IF YOU MISPLACE IT – ON I-R-S DOT GOV... KEYWORD: E-I-N.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 20-Nov-2014