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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If your Branch recently received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that reads "We assigned you an Employer Identification Number (EIN)," please send a copy of the letter you received from the IRS to ACEI as soon as possible.
The restatement deadlines for those plans will be staggered, based on the last digit of the employer's employer identification number.
Those preparers must provide all other required information such as name, address, relevant employer identification number, the preparer's individual identification number and phone number.
The requester's name, address, employer identification number, and principal place of business.
The Deluxe plan delivers a Federal Employer Identification Number, as well as expedited shipping.
For those small businesses just getting off the ground, they would potentially not be able to apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) for the purposes of paying taxes.
Employer organizations had a choice: The disregarded entity's employment taxes could be paid and reported using the name and employer identification number (EIN) of either the owner or the disregarded entity
In May 2002, HHS issued a final rule to standardize the identifying numbers assigned to employers in the health care industry by using the existing Employer Identification Number (EIN).
Before registering as a trading partner, businesses must acquire a data universal numbering system number from Dun & Bradstreet (800-333-0505), a taxpayer or employer identification number and a commercial and government entity code that can be obtained from the Small Business Administration.
The taxpayer's name and Employer Identification Number (EIN) are printed on the coupon to ensure proper application of the payment.
The new service also links directly to the Internal Revenue Service's online system, allowing users to quickly get a Federal Employer Identification Number.
If an employee is in the United States on a temporary or transient basis, the foreign company may be reluctant to apply for an employer identification number (EIN), establish an employment tax account with the IRS, and undertake the mechanics of withholding, depositing, and reporting employment taxes.

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