Employer Identification Number (EIN)

  

Definition

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.

Use this term in a sentence

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

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

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

    9 people found this helpful    
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos




http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/Employer-Identification-Number-EIN.html

Have a question about this term? Ask for help in the
Community
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z