If you are a registering as a business, the Employer Identification Number is public information. If you are an individual registering as a business and providing your Social Security Number (SSN) as your EIN, it will also be viewable by the public, but will be referred to as an EIN, not a SSN.
Herein, how do I get a copy of my tax ID number?
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. Request a 147c letter when you speak with an agent on the phone.
How do I lookup my tax ID number?
Reference the original notice issued by the IRS when you received your EIN or call the IRS Business & Specialty Tax Line at 800-829-4933. If you used it to open a bank account or get a license, contact these organizations they should be able to retrieve your number. Find an old tax return. Your EIN should be on it.
How do I get my tax ID number?
Follow these 4 steps to obtain one.
- If you operate a business the IRS may require you to obtain an Employee Identification Number (EIN), which is also referred to as your business tax ID number.
- Step 1—Determine whether you need an EIN.
- Step 2—Apply for an EIN.
- Step 3—Answer five short questions.