Updated: Oct 15, 2019
After the state has approved your business you will also need to register with the Federal Government and get an Employer Identification Number (EIN). This is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Businesses need an EIN. You get the EIN by applying online at IRS EIN Application. Surprisingly, this is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service and you can get your EIN immediately. I suppose the IRS wants to make it easy for you to pay taxes.
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