Apply for an EIN in California
If you are thinking of starting or already started a business in California, one of the first steps you will need to take is to apply for an EIN. It is imperative to know that there are two different types of Tax ID Numbers that you may be required to obtain for your California business. The first one is a Federal Tax ID (also known as an EIN) and the second is the State Tax ID (also known as a Seller’s Permit, Sales Tax Permit or Sales Tax Number). After applying for your EIN, you can see how to get a Seller’s Permit in California.
Select your entity type below and fill out the EIN Online Application form in order to obtain a Federal Employer Identification Number for your California Business. It is Easy, Fast and Secure. After you complete the online process you will receive your EIN together with important information within 1-2 business days.