In this guide, you will be taught how to obtain one of the most important requirement to operate a business in the state of Arkansas: how to obtain an EIN in Arkansas.
This 9-digit number series is your business’ personal identification with the IRS. It will be your business’ unique identifier as you do transactions with different entities.
Also, this is what the IRS uses to monitor if you have been religiously paying your obligations to the state. You use this in basically every facet of your business in Arkansas.
Obtaining an EIN number in Arkansas is now easier as there are several ways to get one. You can choose which one is most convenient for you.
The easiest way to apply for an EIN number is through online application using the IRS website link. Just follow the instructions carefully, and you should be able to get your EIN right after.
To file for an EIN through fax, download your SS-4 form and fill it out appropriately. Make sure all the entries contain the right information and send it to 859-669-5760. Your EIN number will be faxed to you within four business days so make sure to provide your fax number as well.
To apply for an EIN through phone, call 1-800-829-4933. The schedule for calling is from Monday to Friday at 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Just make sure that you have all the information to the SS-4 form on hand because you will be asked questions during the phone call. As soon as the call ends, you will have your EIN by then.
Again you can download the SS-4 form, and fill it out. Once you have verified that you entered all the correct information, you can mail the form to:
Internal Service Revenue
Attn: EIN Operation
Cincinnati, OH 45999
You need to wait for four to six weeks before you receive your EIN number if you apply through this method.
Filing Fee: $0.
Final Note: Please be aware that this guide is not a legal advice. Please do not assume it as such. If you have further questions on how to obtain an EIN, how to go about your business tax, or starting a business in general, talk to a lawyer.