Can I get a copy of my EIN online?
Copies can be requested online (search “Forms and Publications) or by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM.
How do I get another copy of my EIN?
If you have lost your EIN Verification Letter from the Department of Treasury, you can request a new one. To do so, call the IRS Business & Specialty Tax Line toll free at 1-800-829-4933 between the hours of 7am and 7pm in your local time zone.
Can you have 2 EIN numbers?
The simple answer to the question of how many EINs you are allowed is as many as the number of business entities you have. A single business or entity can have only one, although there are situations where you will need to apply for a new one due to changes to your business.
Can a sole proprietor have two EIN numbers?
For Sole Proprietors, only one EIN can be issued to the individual. The Sole Proprietor may change business type/name by filing the appropriate documentation with his or her local municipality. For all other entities, there are no limits on the number of EINs one may file for new businesses.
Can I edit my EIN information?
The IRS doesn’t currently have a form in place to change the previously filed information associated with the business or entity’s EIN.
How do I print my EIN certificate?
How can I get a copy of my EIN Verification Letter (147C) from the IRS?
- Call the IRS Business & Specialty Tax Line toll-free at 1-800-829-4933 between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm in your local time zone.
- When the call is answered, press 1 for English.
Can I search for an EIN number?
Ask the IRS to search for your EIN by calling the Business & Specialty Tax Line at 800-829-4933.
Does each business need its own EIN?
Generally, businesses need a new EIN when their ownership or structure has changed. It is not possible to use the same EIN for different Entity types or for businesses that are not related. Because these types of businesses fall under different tax rules, they require separate EINs.