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IRS/Federal Government Requirements

For more information on Federal Registration or Tax Requirements, or to verify the accuracy of any information on this page, it is recommended that any interested entity or individual inquire directly to the Internal Revenue Service to ascertain current federal taxes, fees and information pertinent to their situation.

In addition to State of New Hampshire filing requirements, the Federal Government requires businesses with employees to file additional paperwork. All federal forms are available at your local Internal Revenue Service office or by calling their toll free Form Ordering Line at 1 (800) TAX-FORMS or by visiting their web site at

All new businesses should visit their local IRS office or log on to to obtain federal tax information. The site is updated regularly and offers the latest information on federal tax information and business issues.

All businesses with employees must establish Employment and Federal Unemployment accounts with the Federal Government. Any questions pertaining to an application for FEIN (Form SS-4) must be directed to the IRS.

Apply for FEIN Online to the IRS:
Visit the IRS Web site at to obtain your FEIN on-line. Once you have completed all necessary fields on the online form, preliminary validation is performed and will alert you to information IRS needs that you may not have included. An EIN will be issued after the successful submission of the completed Form SS-4 online. Please note that not all business entity types may use this method.

Apply for FEIN by Mail or Telephone (Tele-TIN) to the IRS:
Use Federal Form SS-4 from the IRS web site at to apply for an EIN either by mail or by telephone. You can get an EIN within minutes by calling the Tele-TIN phone number for your state (see below), or you can send the completed Form SS-4 to your local IRS service center to get your EIN by mail. You need a completed Form SS-4 to apply for an EIN by either method.

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 (Obtain an EIN from 7:30am-5:30pm local time only: (800) 829-4933
Fax-TIN: (631) 447-8960

Contact the IRS for information on obtaining an EIN from any other locations.



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