Find Your Lost Employer Identification Numer(Ein)

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How Can I Find My Employer Identification Number?

IF you have misplaced or lost your Employer identification Number, before you stress out and start worrying follow these simple steps before you pay to locate your tax id number or give

Best Ways To Look Up Your Lost EIN

Contact your financial institution (bank or credit union) where your business account is currently opened or was opened and ask them if they still have you business tax id information on file. There is a really good chance that they do, most banks keep records for up to 7 years.

If you have used merchant service processor (credit card processing) check on your old documentation, there is a good chance that your companies EIN on it.

 Check on your states Secretary of State website from when you registered your fictitious name. Most company’s information is public knowledge.

 Look at old bank statement for you business account, most financial institutions send you a statement every month and will have your account number & your Tax id number listed.

 If all else fails you can contact the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) and request that your businesses EIN be mailed to you.

Hopefully by  following these 5 simple steps you will be able to locate your tax id number without having to pay a company  or apply for a new id