Now that you have finally decided on starting your own business, it is time to comply with one of the requirement to be recognized as a legally operating business and to stay compliant during your entire business operations.
This guide will teach you how to get an Employer Identification Number in Alabama through various ways. We will also provide helpful links so the entire EIN number application process is made easier.
An Employer Identification Number is a series of nine numbers specifically assigned to your business as its distinct identifier for tax reports and filing reasons. In comparison, it is similar to an individual’s Social Security Number.
Filing Fee: $0
You can apply for an EIN number through any of these methods, but make sure to choose one only.
An online application is the easiest and fastest route to get your EIN number. You can visit this section of the IRS website for your Form SS-4, and then file the application here. As soon as you’re done, you will automatically receive your EIN number.
For fax application, obtain a copy of the SS-4 form and fill it out appropriately. Double check your entries, and then send the accomplished form to 215-516-3990. You will receive your EIN number without four days of filing it. Make sure to provide a return fax number so they can your EIN number to you.
Before you make the call, ready all the information you can find on the SS-4 form. Dial toll-free number 1-800-829-4933 on these schedules: Monday-Friday, from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Before the call ends, you will have already received your EIN number.
With your accomplished copy of Form SS-4, you can mail this to the address provided here:
Internet Revenue Service
Attn: EIN Operations
Philadelphia, PA 19255
This guide is an article for purposes of providing information. It should not be construed as a legal guide. You can talk to a lawyer for specific questions about taxes, legal aspects, or the details of starting a business.