What you need to know about SS4 form
If you need to get an Employer Identification Number for your business you can apply in any of the following ways:
Apply Online – Companies can apply for their EIN number by using the EIN online service. Customers simply need to go to the EIN online website and fill out all the required fields on the application form, perform a simple and preliminary validation and then submit the correct SS4 form. check this link right here now Once the IRS has checked it for all the correct information an EIN will be issued. Note however that not all business entities can apply online so read through the website before applying.
Apply by Mail – If you prefer to do things the old fashioned way then you can still send in your EIN application by mail. The turnaround on an EIN application by mail is about four weeks and again, you need to make sure that the SS4 has been filled out very carefully with all the required information. If it is decided that your business needs an EIN it will be mailed back with the number included.
Apply by Fax – You can also fax your completed SS4 form to your IRS state fax number once you have ensured it is correctly filled out. If everything is OK with the SS4 and it is decided to allocate you an EIN then it will be faxed back to you within four business days.
Apply by Phone – Lastly, you can also apply for your EIN by phone. This is the route most taxpayers choose as it is very quick. You simply call a toll-free number (800-829-4933) between 7:00am and 5:00pm local time and an operator will take down your details and if everything is in order, will give you the number there and then over the phone.