In business sometimes files can be stored away and important information can be lost or misplaced. If you have recently applied for a EIN number online for your business but have since misplaced or lost your number you can try one or all of the following actions to reacquire your EIN number.
- As previously stated if you apply for your EIN number via the IRS website try to locate your computer generated notice this notice is issued as a confirmation that the application process was successful and is also a receipt that displays your EIN.
- You may have used your EIN number to open up a bank account, services agreement or you may have used it to apply for a state or local business license. If this is the case you should call your bank officer or agency and ask for a copy of your EIN number.
- You can also call the IRS directly at the business and specialty tax line at (800) 829-4933 during the hours of 7 AM to 10 PM Central standard Time Monday through Friday as the office is closed on holidays and weekends. Before you call be prepared to answer basic security questions as the IRS agent will pass you for this information that will verify that you are the person who is authorized to receive EIN number. Some examples of an authorized person would be the business sole proprietor, a partner and a partnership, one of the corporate officers, a trustee in a trust, or the manager or executor of estate.
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