According to the IRS, a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) is used to identify a business entity. In general, most businesses need a FEIN.

Do you need a FEIN?

The IRS provides a series of questions and more information to help you determine if you need a FEIN for your business. 

Apply for a FEIN

A free service offered by the IRS, you can apply online for a FEIN and get it immediately. Learn more with this step-by-step overview from the IRS on applying for a FEIN.