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What’s an employer identification number (EIN)? Do I need one?
What’s an employer identification number (EIN)? Do I need one?
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An employer identification number (EIN) is a unique nine-digit number that is assigned to a business entity. EINs allow the IRS to easily identify businesses for tax reporting purposes.

Yes, all businesses that meet certain criteria must have an EIN before they can begin operating.

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