How to apply for an EIN (Employer Identification Number) for your business -
About Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number (EIN) | Internal Revenue Service
Apply for an Employer Identification Number EIN Online | Internal Revenue Service
Yikes! Data breach at Mass. tax agency allowed companies to peek in on competitors’ data
#DATABREACH – #MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE – Data breach at Mass. tax agency allowed companies to peek in on competitors’ data - A data mix-up on a state tax portal inadvertently made private data from about 16,500 business taxpayers viewable to other companies, potentially even competitors. The breach lasted from Aug. 7, 2017, through Jan. 23, 2018, and allowed some companies to view other business’s names, federal employer identification numbers, tax payments, and other data...'
Internal Revenue Service is not available to get an EIN for 2017
If You Work as a Corporation If you provide services on a contract basis and your company is a corporation, the #W9form is still required of you. Simply fill in your corporation’s Employer Identification Number (EIN) in Part I instead of your own Social Security number.