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How Can I Get an Employer Identification Number (EIN) From the IRS?

Updated: Aug 7, 2022

To get a federal employer identification number, you can do it yourself on the IRS website or use an online filing service. If doing it yourself, visit the IRS website and apply online. Alternatively, you can pay for an online service such as Swyft Filings to obtain an EIN on your behalf.

Tip: Use an online filing service if you find it difficult to complete Form SS-4.

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