Federal EIN Number in Illinois
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) in Illinois is a nine-digit number that the IRS assigns in the following format: XX-XXXXXXX. It is used to identify the tax accounts of employers and certain others who have no employees. However, for employee plans, an alpha (for example, P) or the plan number (e.g., 003) may follow the EIN. The IRS uses the number to identify taxpayers that are required to file various business tax returns.
&state EIN numbers are used by employers in IL, sole proprietors, Illinois corporations, partnerships, Illinois non-profits, trusts in IL, estates of decedents, government agencies, certain individuals, and other business entities. Use your EIN on all of the items that you send to the IRS and the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Why Use Our EIN Number Online Application?
Your Illinois EIN Number can be delivered by e-mail and fax within 60 minutes of providing your signature during business hours. Other delivery options are also available such as 1 business day service and 3 business day service.
The EIN can be used immediately for most of your business needs including opening a bank account, applying for local Illinois business licenses, and filing a tax return by mail.
However it can take up to 15 days after receiving your ID to receive official documents in the mail which indicate that your EIN Number has become part of the Internal Revenue Service's permanent records. And you must wait until this occurs before you can file an electronic tax return, make an electronic tax payment, or pass an Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Identification Number matching program.
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