Employer Identification Number (EIN)



A unique numerical identifier which is used to identify businesses, partnerships, or other entities. This number is used by the IRS for many tax-related purposes.

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  • I wanted to know the employer identification number in order to identify who they were and what department I worked in at the firm.

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  • When filing your taxes it is required to have your employer identification number to make sure you are filing through the proper chain.

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  • The Employer Identification Number was used for tax purposes as well as internally as a way of organizing pertinent data.

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