Simplest Way to Apply for an Employer ID Online

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If you’re starting a business and need an employer ID number, you’re probably dreading the thought of filling out paperwork and dealing with the IRS. Thankfully, you don’t have to do any of that. Thanks to the internet, getting an EIN number is easy. Here is how to apply for an EIN number online.

Go to the Gov Doc Filing Website

Thankfully, you don’t need special software or expert skills to complete your EIN application online. All you need is access to Wi-Fi and a computer. Gov Doc Filing’s online application is available 24/7 by clicking “Apply for a Tax ID (EIN) Number.”

Select Your Entity

Before you can fill out the application, you’ll need to identify the tax and legal structure of your business. You can choose from:

  • Sole Proprietor
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Partnership
  • Corporation
  • S-Corporation
  • Personal Service Corporation
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Trust
  • Church-Controlled Organization

This step is crucial because each type of business has unique regulations, rules, and tax requirements.

Fill In the Required Information

Once you click the button according to the entity you’re starting, Gov Doc Filing will direct you to the application. Depending on which entity you choose, you’ll need to fill out certain details about your organization. This may include the:

  • Physical address
  • Legal and “doing business as” name
  • Number of members or employees
  • Whether you are subject to taxes regarding gambling, alcohol, tobacco, firearms, federal excise tax returns, or vehicles
  • The purpose of your business
  • Why you’re asking for a tax ID

You’ll want to have all your business documents handy so you can quickly answer all these questions. If you’re prepared, the application process should only take a few minutes.

Let Gov Doc Filing Handle Everything Else

Once you submit your application, Gov Doc Filing will file all the paperwork to get your EIN to you quickly. You’ll get your EIN as soon as possible while you can concentrate on important business tasks.

That’s really simple, right? Get started now!