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IRS Announces Change to EIN Program

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is changing its Employer Identification Number (EIN) program so that only individuals with tax identification numbers can seek an EIN as the responsible party on an EIN application.  Starting May 13, 2019, the IRS will no longer accept entities other than individual persons who possess tax identification numbers as responsible parties for EIN application purposes.  To read the IRS announcement and summary of its changes as to who can be a responsible party on an EIN application, use the link below.