100% Independent Document Services. We are not affiliated with any government agency.
What this means

Do I need a Federal Tax ID?

Federal Tax ID (EIN) Filing Service

Federal Tax IDs apply to many different groups, including:
• Individuals/Sole Proprietors
• Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
• Corporations
• S-Corporations
• Partnerships
• Trusts
• Estates
• Non-Profits
• Other employers and business entity types

Generally, if any of the following are true you will need to acquire a Federal Tax ID:
• You need to pay business taxes.
• You have one or more employees.
• You want to open a business bank account.
• You want to start a line of business credit.
• You form an LLC, Corporation, or Partnership.
• You change from one business entity type to another such as from an Individual/Sole Proprietor to an LLC.
• You are starting a Keogh Plan, also known as a Self-Employed Pension.
• You want to bid for a federal government contract.

Explore more articles like this one
Why choose SimpleFilings over working directly with the IRS? We realize at SimpleFilings that you have choices. You can work directly with the IRS to research, file for, and obtain your EIN for no charge, so we work hard to earn your business. Following are ...
Read more
How can I contact SimpleFilings? You can e-mail us by using the...
Read more
How long will it take to receive my Federal Tax ID? The ID can be used immediately for most of your business needs including opening a bank account, applying for local business licenses, and filing a tax return by mail.However it can take up to 15 days...
Read more
What is an EIN? EIN stands for Employer Identification Number, which is another name for a Federal Tax ID or government tax ID...
Read more
View all articles about this service