What is a FEIN, and how to get your federal tax ID number?

Starting a new business or changing an existing one? Here's a guide to how to apply for a federal tax ID number, how long it takes to get one, why you might need one (and when you don't), and when you'll need to get a new FEIN for your business.

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by Allie Johnson

Allie Johnson consults and writes SEO content to help companies meet specific business goals, such as improving brand...



Updated on: February 6, 2024 · 8 min read

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