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Do You Need an EIN?


Do You Need an EIN?

You will need an EIN if you answer "Yes" to any of the following questions.

Do you have employees? YES NO

Do you operate your business as a corporation or a partnership? YES NO

Do you file any of these tax returns: Employment, Excise, or Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms? YES NO

Do you withhold taxes on income, other than wages, paid to a non-resident alien? YES NO

Do you have a Keogh plan? YES NO

Are you involved with any of the following types of organizations?

  • Trusts, except certain grantor-owned revocable trusts, IRAs, Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Returns

  • Estates

  • Real estate mortgage investment conduits

  • Non-profit organizations

  • Farmers' cooperatives

  • Plan administrators

YES NO

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