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How to Get a Free EIN (Employer Identification Number)

Ask the Tax Expert: Do I Need an EIN? | MileIQ

Hello there dear truckers, last week’s blog was emphasized the different types of rejections. The most important of them all was the EIN rejection or name control rejection the combination of the EIN and the name of the taxpayer is revised into a unique identifier for each taxpayer. And, you stand responsible to provide the correct EIN while filing or your return would be rejected if the same doesn’t match.

If you don’t remember your EIN while filing your return or you have accidentally misplaced it, reach IRS at 1-866-699-4096 and they would look into it for you.

While majority of truckers have a registered EIN or tax ID many still seem to file using their social security number. Well is it not something that can be used ?  We wouldn’t say no but an SSN can be used only while paper filing at the IRS office directly or manually by mailing the documents to the IRS office. Since the IRS offices are closed due to covid-19 paper filing is out of the option and hence one would not be able to use it in filing a 2290 return electronically. So what do you do in this case?

Today, we are going to tell you how to apply for an EIN.

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Errors You Should Stay Away From While Filing Form 2290

So what is going on, fellow truckers? The roads are busy, the trucks are filled with load to be delivered and if you have taken your vehicle out for the first t time this month, the tax is left due for the month. You are liable to file form 2290 online or paper file before the due date, i.e. 31st of March 2015. And you have only 3 days in hand to get your tax return filed. With the time constraint and the limitation with the due date, the best option or say, the method to file and report form 2290 is e-filing. However, we would not like you to move too fast, as haste will only bring in careless mistakes. Continue reading

Employee Identification Number- The Requirement

Each time you are filing form 2290 online, there are few mandatory details to be mentioned and in the list, EIN is the most important.

What is an EIN?

EIN is one such identification number for IRS to recognize you. It is important as it protects the system and the privacy setting. The combination of the EIN and the name of the taxpayer are revised into unique identifier for each taxpayer. If the unique identification number does not match IRS records, your return would be rejected. So ensure you are keying the right number/ character while filing form 2290.

If you don’t remember your EIN while filing your return or if you have accidently misplaced it, reach IRS at 1-866-699-4096 and they would look into it for you.

However, we are here to tell you how to get your EIN if you are new to the world of business. Following are the methods you can choose and receive your Employee Identification Number. And there you go, EIN in your hand.

Apply EIN Online:

If you are good with computers and the need of EIN is urgent, you can always apply EIN online. The process faster when compared to the other methods and you are likely to receive it at the earliest. Visit www.IRS.gov and click on Businesses, then click on Employer Identification Numbers (it’s on the left hand side of the page under “Topics”) for more information. It is fast, free and user-friendly.

Apply EIN Through Phone Call:

If you wish, you can order your Employee Identification Number through phone.Call, 1-800-829-4933 and explain them about your new application for EIN. The process is little time consuming and you cannot file your return online once you receive as the authorities take some time to get the EIN updated in the common database. So do wait for few days and file your return. File after 15-20 days after you received your EIN for better results.

Apply By Mail:

You can apply EIN through mail and receive the same within 4 weeks. You need to ensure that formSS-4 (PDF) contains all of the required information. If it is determined that the entity needs a new EIN, you will be assigned the appropriate procedures for the entity type and mailed the same.

Receive EIN Through Fax:

Also, you can fax or mail Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number, to the IRS.

However, EIN is mandatory if you are efiling your return. Without EIN, your return is not likely to be processed. However, if you opt for paper filing, you don’t require EIN. You can submit your SSN (Social Security Number).

So tell us, are you new to the world of business? Don’t you worry about it. Come over and efile with TruckDues.com. We have the world best handpicked Tax Expertise at our end to solve your queries and help you in filing form 2290 with ease.

Get in touch with our Tax Expertise right through email, phone or even chat. Simply dial (347) 515 – 2290 or simply drop in a mail to support@truckdues.com. We are here for you, for better back-end support.

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Get started with Form 2290, e-file

So truckers, how is the week treating you? Hope you are enjoying your drive behind the wheels. Our previous blog was about an Overview of Form 2290. However, today we are going to throw light on the documents required to file form 2290 and a detailed explanation of each of the document.

So let’s get started: For filing form 2290, the following information should be available handy:

  • EIN (Employee Identification Number)
  • VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
  • Gross taxable weight of the vehicle(s)
  • Purchase date and date of first use on the highway
  • Mention annual mileage if the vehicle is suspended.
  • If the vehicle is sold, mention the details like date of selling, VIN and whom the vehicle was sold
  • Claim a refund on suspended vehicle through form 2290

Note: To e file the return, you need to have this listed information ready.  Continue reading