How to Apply:
1. Complete the SS4 online. You can view the full instructions here.
2. When you obtain your EIN tax identification number, you can incorporate your LLC, corporation or partnership easily online in minutes using Rocket Lawyer's Incorporation Service—free for new members!
Do You Need an Employer Identification Number?
According to the IRS, you need an EIN if you:
Operate a business as a corporation or partnership
File tax returns for the following items:
Alcohol, Tobacco or Firearms
WIthhold taxes on income that are paid to a nonresident alien
Have a Keogh plan
Are involved in any one of the following types of organizations:
Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Returns
Real Estate mortgage investment conduits
This article contains general legal information and does not contain legal advice. Rocket Lawyer is not a law firm or a substitute for an attorney or law firm. The law is complex and changes often. For legal advice, please ask a lawyer.