IRS Tax ID (EIN) Application

Frequently Asked Articles

What is an Estate of Deceased?

From bankruptcy estates to probate estates, there are many types of “estates” that appear to meet a general definition. An estate is a separate entity from an individual that holds an individual’s assets. As an example, a bankruptcy estate is to hold an individual’s assets during the process of bankruptcy. An estate of deceased is […]


What is the Definition of a Church?

Everyone knows a church when they see one. But what is the IRS definition of a church-controlled organization? What exactly constitutes a church for the purposes of tax code? For the IRS, a church is a place of worship for any religion. That means that it doesn’t just have to be a “church”: it can […]


What is a Church Controlled Organization?

Church-controlled organizations are tax-exempt organizations that are controlled by an entity that engages primarily in the act of non-profit worship and community services. Church-controlled organizations can be a part of any religion, though whether the organization is engaged specifically in religious worship may need to be determined by the IRS. A church-controlled organization can be […]


What is a Responsible Party? | Who can be a Responsible Party?

A responsible party is someone who is able to act on behalf of an entity, such as a company. When it comes to filing a Tax ID or Federal EIN Number, the responsible party is the person filing for the EIN on behalf of the company and the person who is responsible for any questions […]


What is a C-Corporation?

Most individuals are familiar with the idea of a “corporation” being synonymous with a business, but a corporation has a specific legal definition. A corporation is either a company or a group of people who together form a distinct and separate entity, and which is recognized as a unique entity in the scope of the […]


Does a Corporation Need a Tax ID (EIN) Number?

Nearly every business is going to need a tax ID number, otherwise known as an EIN Number. An EIN is critical for any C-Corporation that wants to hire employees, open business bank accounts, apply for business licenses, and more. A C-Corporation, as an entity, requires an EIN because it is a separate and legally distinct […]


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