What is an EIN?
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a nine digit number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and is used to identify a business entity. An EIN is also commonly referred to as a federal tax identification number or simply a tax ID.
An EIN is used by most business entities as their Tax Identification Number (TIN). However individuals and sole proprietors may use their Social Security number for TIN purposes.
What does FEINSearch.com offer?
We offer an EIN lookup and verification service for business professionals and companies that need tax id information as part of their daily business activities. What this means is that you can access our database of over 12 million EINs to identify and verify the tax id of any entity listed in our database.
Our user-friendly search tools allow you to search for EIN data in a number of ways:
Option 1- you enter some information about the company you are looking for and our system returns the EIN of the company (or companies) that match your search criteria. Our system allows you to search for tax ids based on one or more of the following parameters: company name, state , zip, and phone number.
Option 2-enter the nine digit EIN and if there is a match our system will return the following information: Business Name, Address, State, ZIP, Contact Name, Sales; SIC Code (Where available). In many cases, State will most likely the "state of incorporation" but we advise that you cross verify this.
In addition, FEINSearch.com also offers the ability to
- search for businesses with tax liens with lien amount and date
- perform Non-Profit entity searches and view deductibility, nonprofit code and type of organization.
Register today for your free trial and see if FEINSearch.com has the EIN information you're looking for.
I need to match thousands of EINs. Can you help with this?
Absolutely. We offer customized services to clients with high volume EIN matching requirements. In fact many large corporations take advantage of our "Batch Match" program. This service allows you to provide us with a text based file which we run against our database. We append the information you are looking for and return the file to you, often within 24 hours.
We offer fully customized solutions designed to meet your needs. For more information on our high volume "Batch Match" service.
We also offer direct access to our EIN data.You can now seamlessly access our massive EIN database from your own software applications. Our XML-based web service technology allows you to integrate real-time EIN data directly into your applications.
We will provide your IT department with all the necessary documentation and specifications in order for your sofware application to either locate or verify a Tax ID. Your application retrieves the EIN data from our database in real-time and returns it to your user. Both forward searches (search by company name and address) and reverse searches (search by EIN) are available.
How can FEINSearch.com help me do my job?
Correct tax IDs are now required on many US government and customs forms. Having no EIN or an incorrect EIN may slow down or delay your transaction. In addition, EINs are required for "Know Your Customer" compliance in the financial industry as well as for compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act.
In many cases, FEINSearch.com's EIN locate and verify service helps you quickly and easily find the EIN data you are looking for so you can complete the required forms accurately and fully.
We offer a number of paid plans designed to meet every need and budget. For more information on our pricing and subscription plans please go to http://www.feinsearch.com/PlanDetails.aspx.
Is FEINSearch.com an official US government agency?
No. We are a private entity and are not affiliated with any US government agency or State agency.
FEINSearch.com is a division of LibertyData Inc. Our company has been in business for over 23 years and is headquartered in San Juan, PR. LibertyData, Inc President, Robin C Lahiri, holds a Master of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and is an alumnus of the renowned Valley Forge Military Academy & College.
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Where does your EIN data come from?
Our Tax ID records are compiled from numerous U.S. government, state and private resources. Our EIN database currently has over 12 million tax ids records available for searching. We are constantly adding new records to our database as they become available to ensure we continue to have the most up-to date and accurate EIN information.
How do I access my free EIN searches?
In order to access your free trial of 5 searches you must first register with us. It only takes a minute. Once you register we will immediately send you an activation email. Click the link in the email and your account is activated and you will have instant access to our EIN search tools.
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I registered but never received an activation email. What do I do?
Once you register we immediately send an activation link to the email address you specified. The email comes from firstname.lastname@example.org so please ensure that the email did not get placed in your spam or junk mail folder.
If possible please white list the email address email@example.com in your Address Book so that the activation link email will reach your Inbox.
If you registered but never received the acivation email you may request that the email be re-sent to you by going to this page: https://www.feinsearch.com/EmailActivation.aspx
I forgot my password. Can I get it sent to me?
Yes. Go to the following page and enter the email address you registered with.
If you need further assistance please go to our contact page and submit a request. We will contact you as soon as possible.
Do you have a tax id record for every business in the United States?
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No. While we have a comprehensive and ever growing database of over 16.8 million EINS we do not have every tax id in the nation. We estimate there are approximately 25 - 30 million businesses in the nation. Individuals and sole proprietors are not required to have an EIN and can use their Social Security number for their business tax identification purposes. So we would not have records for these types of small businesses.
Our EIN Database lends itself better to capturing information on more established companies. We have in-depth coverage of major companies, middle markets and non profits. However if you are looking for a small or new company with less than 20 employees or newer than 4 years then currently FEINSearch.com will give you a 10% or less match rate due to these factors.
Does every search find an EIN record?
No. One reason you may not be able to find the EIN you are looking for is because it is a small business. Please see the question above for more details on this.
Another reason you may not be able to locate the EIN or company you are searching for is because of the search criteria entered. In other words, we were not able to find a match based on the information entered.
A couple of tips to help you get the best from your tax id search include: Search using only a portion of the Business Name by using the 'Company Name Starts With' search option. For example, a search for 'Rea' will match 'Realtor,' 'Realty,' and 'Real' etc.
Searching for a specific business with just a zip code often won't yield a match, Try searching with a combination of both the 'Company Name Starts With' and State options.
Also take a moment to review the search data you entered for accuracy prior to clicking the Search button. Having a typo will lead to no match or an incorrect match.
I've lost my EIN ? Can you help?
We do not issue or re-issue EINs. FEINSearch.com is a private entity and is not affiliated with any Federal government agency. If you have misplaced your EIN or need any other official assistance with your tax id the IRS can help you directly. For instructions on how to obtain a misplaced EIN please click the link below. http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=155444,00.html
Can I lookup Federal Trust IDs (FEIs) on FEINSearch.com?
No. We do not store Trust IDs. We also do not have "Organizational ID Numbers".
Do you maintain Form 5500 data?
Yes. Out IT department is currently working on project to allow our clients access to Form 5500 data. In the meantime if you need Form 5500 information from our database.
What other information do you offer?
We have compiled more than 157 public records files and valuable information databases. Other files include data on property, mortgages, addresses, various business and consumer files as well as civil suits, UCC liens, asset information and more.
Use and application are key in which files we can offer which markets. We are very cognitive of sensitive information and our aim is to help businesses use data effectively. Our data is referenced by Law Enforcement, Investigators, CPAâ€™s, Banks, Brokerages, Consultants and so many more professionals.