Employer Identification Number or EIN is the corporate equivalent to a Social Security number, It is issued to individuals entities and any other organization.
A business needs an EIN in order to pay employees and to file business tax returns.
The only exception is for registered nonprofit or exempt organizations.
The IRS allows authorized representatives to call and confirm or relocate a business EIN.
To verify a charitable company's EIN number, go to the IRS website and perform an Exempt Organization Select Check. This form verifies the amount of income the business had.
The notice, according to the IRS, is a confirmation of your application and serves as a receipt for the EIN. If you opened a bank account using your EIN, call them and ask them to secure the number.
Go in to the bank, and provide proof of your identity.
While this is private information, most employers comply with requests to confirm the EIN.
This number is used on payroll checks and issued on 1099s for contractors.
Even though the business is tax exempt, it still needs to file and report income.