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i lost the copy of my ss-4 form where can i get it (i have

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i lost the copy of my ss-4 form where can i get it (i have a ein number already)or the filing receipt
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Merlo replied 4 years ago.

Hello jk,

 

An actual copy of the SS-4 form is not available, unless you kept a copy for your records.


If you need verification of the EIN number that was assigned to you by the IRS, you can request what is called a 147C Letter. To request this, you should send a letter to the IRS Service Center where you normally file your tax returns Indicate that you need a 147C Letter to verify the EIN number assigned to you, and explain the reason you need this information.

 

The IRS will then issue you a letter to verify the EIN you were issued, but they will not supply you with a copy of your original application on the SS-4 form.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
What about a filling recipt?
Expert:  Merlo replied 4 years ago.

Hello again jk,

 

I am not sure the reason you need a filing receipt or a copy of the SS-4, but the fact that you were issued an EIN should in itself be proof that you filed the form. The IRS does not issue copies of the SS-4 or a receipt for the filing of the form. They will only supply you with a letter to confirm the EIN you were issued if you have misplaced this information.

 

 

Thank you jk

 

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I have the EIN but it doesnt say my busniss name on it and i need it for DHL to bring in my packages from customs
Expert:  Merlo replied 4 years ago.

Hello jk,

 

Then you should request the 147C Letter that I talked about in my first response. The letter you receive from the IRS should contain both your business name and the EIN that was issued for that business name.

 

 

Thank you jk

 

 

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