Getting a tax ID number

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Getting a tax ID number or Employer Identification Number (EIN) is easy and can be done online at:

IMPORTANT: If you believe your organization qualifies or will qualify for tax exempt status, consider forming your organization before or soon after you apply for an EIN. Nearly all organizations exempt under IRC 501(a) are subject to automatic revocation of their tax-exempt status if they fail to file a required annual information return or notice for three consecutive years. When you apply for an EIN, the IRS presumes you're legally formed and the clock starts running on this three-year period.