Thinking about starting a business in the United States?
Well, you’ll most likely need an EIN, or employer identification number. The unique nine-digit number is used to identify American businesses by the IRS for tax filing purposes and to be able to pay employees. The number never expires and can never be reissued to another business, making it pretty similar to the concept of a Social Security number.
We understand that this information might be new and confusing, so we’ve laid out everything you need to know about EINs and how to properly file for one.