employer identification number

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em·ploy·er i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion num·ber

(EIN) (em-ploy'ĕr ī-dent'i-fi-kā'shŭn nŭm'bĕr)
A numeric specifier obtained from the government for identification of business/employer tax information; often it is the patient's social security number.
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According to The Florida Bar Foundation, lawyers in some states have mistakenly given their credit card processor the federal tax identification number of their IOTA account.
You will need the account number or 10-digit phone number listed on the account, and the last four digits of your Social Security number, federal tax identification number or PIN.
It is possible, for example, to brand either the hard disk or floppies with a client's name and federal tax identification number.
A partnership requires a federal tax identification number even when there are no employees, potentially registering the business with the state for a fee, and a separate tax return for the business.

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