Federal Tax ID - Your Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Get tips on obtaining your federal Employer Identification Number (EIN).

A Federal Tax ID Number or Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a federally issued nine-digit number that identifies a business entity — you can think of it as a Social Security Number for your business.

The IRS requires an EIN to be used on all business tax filingsAn EIN is also typically required to open a business bank account and many companies require an EIN to pay invoices.

For more information on EINs visit: Federal Tax ID (EIN) Obtainment.