What is an EIN?

Modified on Tue, 20 Dec 2022 at 02:17 PM

An EIN, (Employee Identification Number) is a number issued and used by the IRS to identify a business entity.   An EIN is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number and in general, a business needs to have an EIN. 

Note:  You should check with the state you are doing business in to see if you need a state identification number for tax identification purposes.

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