EIN Employer Identification Number

Just call Chuck to get your Federal Tax ID (EIN) Number application prepared and sent in today.

Just call Chuck to get your Federal Tax ID (EIN) Number application prepared and sent in today.


or E-mail: Chuck Taylor

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 Chuck Taylor

Chuck Taylor
Sr. Account Exec.
Strategic Alliances
CardService Texas

450 N. Sam Houston Parkway  
Suite 273
Houston, Texas  77060-3551
Tel.:  800-948-6457
Fax:  281-445-7257
Specific Instructions

Print or type all entries on Form SS-4. Follow the instructions for each line to expedite processing and avoid unnecessary IRS requests for additional information.

Enter “N/A” (non applicable) on the lines that do not apply.

Line 1—Legal name of entity (or individual) for whom the EIN is being requested.

Enter the legal name of the entity (or individual) applying for the EIN exactly as it appears on the social security

card, charter, or other applicable legal document.

Individuals. Enter your first name, middle initial, and last name. If you are a sole proprietor, enter your

individual name, not your business name. Enter your business name on line Do not use abbreviations or

nicknames on line 1.

Trusts. Enter the name of the trust.

Estate of a decedent. Enter the name of the estate.

Partnerships. Enter the legal name of the partnership as it appears in the partnership agreement.

Corporations. Enter the corporate name as it appears in the corporation charter or other legal document

creating it.

Line 2—Trade name of business. Enter the trade of the business if different from the legal name.

The trade name is the ‘‘doing business as ’’ (DBA) name. CAUTION

Use the full legal name shown on line 1 on all tax returns filed for the entity. (However, if you enter the

trade name on line 2 and choose the trade name instead of the legal name, enter the trade name on

all returns you file.) To prevent processing delays and errors, always use the legal name only

(or the trade name only) on all tax returns.

Line 3—Executor, trustee, ‘‘care of’’ name. Trusts enter the name of the trustee. Estates enter the name of

the executor, administrator, or other fiduciary. If the entity applying has a designated person to receive tax

information, enter that person’s name as the ‘‘care of’’ person. Enter the individual’s first name, middle initial,

and last name.

Lines 4a-b—Mailing address. Enter the mailing address for the entity’s correspondence. If line 3 is completed,

enter the address for the executor, trustee or Withholding agent. If you are a withholding agent

“care of” person. Generally, this address will be used on

all tax returns.

File Form 8822, Change of Address, to report any subsequent changes to the entity’s mailing address.

Lines 5a-b—Street address. Provide the entity’s physical address only if different from its mailing address

shown in lines 4a-b. Do not enter a P.O. box number here.

Line 6—County and state where principal business is located. Enter the entity’s primary physical location.

Lines 7a-b—Name of principal officer, general partner, grantor, owner, or trustor. Enter the first name,

middle initial, last name, and SSN of (a) the principal officer if the business is a corporation, (b) a

general partner if a partnership, (c) the owner of an entity that is disregarded as separate from its owner CAUTION

(disregarded entities owned by a corporation enter the corporation’s name and EIN), or (d) a grantor, owner, or

trustor if a trust.

Check back for the balance of the instructions, to be posted soon.

The time needed to complete and file this form will indicate whether or not the entity (or individual) applying

vary depending on individual circumstances.

Recordkeeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 min.

Learning &Preparing the form . . . . . . . . . 66 min.

Copying, assembling, and sending . . . . . . . 20 min.

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Attn: EIN Operations Holtsville, NY 00501
Business & Specialty Tax Line
7:30am-5:30pm local time only: (800) 829-4933
Fax-TIN: (631) 447-8960


Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming Attn: EIN Operations
Philadelphia, PA 19255
Business & Specialty Tax Line (Obtain an EIN from 7:30am-5:30pm local time only:  (800) 829-4933
Fax-TIN: (215) 516-3990
Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan Attn: EIN Operations Cincinnati, OH 45999
(800) 829-4933 Fax-TIN: (859) 669-5760 SS-4

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