What is a 147C Letter?

What is a 147C Letter?

147C Letter is a confirmation notice of your Employer Identification Number (EIN) from IRS. If it receives you it means that you have requested it. There can be a lot of reasons you may re-request your EIN again. You may lose your EIN, can not find it because it has been a long time, or not be sure you have the correct number. So, you see that you want to confirm your EIN to provide or use it for business purposes. You already have an EIN in the IRS but you are not sure what it is. You will start to think about how you will get your EIN again.

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How do I get a 147C Letter from the IRS?

147C Letter should have a reason to request it. To do this, you should call the IRS directly. Call the IRS Business & Specialty Tax Line toll-free at 1-800-829-4933. If you call outside the United States you can dial 1-267-941-1099 between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM EST.

Before you call the IRS, you need to prepare some information. When you are with an IRS representative on a phone call, they will want to verify you are the correct person. So, the list of information you need to have before you call the IRS.

  • Name of your business
  • Date of business started
  • type of your business (entity)
  • The jurisdiction where your business is located (State)
  • The mailing address you wrote when applied for EIN (better if you remember)
  • Full name of the responsible party
  • EIN is written somewhere else as in your Federal Tax forms filed in previous years or on your bank documents. (We know this may be hard to find. But you may never guess where you can find 🙂 )

Any information you remember will be strongly helpful for IRS representatives to locate your EIN in the IRS database.

Can I get the 147C Letter online?

147C Letter is not receivable online. Because an EIN is a highly confidential document belonging to an entity, it is so risky to deliver it online. As a result, you can get it by mail or Fax.

147C Letter

If you want to apply new EIN Application we are here to assist you to apply for your EIN.
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