Whether it’s changing the name of an entity or re-organizing an entity, changes like this often seem to raise the question, “Do I need to get a new EIN?” Ultimately, that decision will be made by the IRS, but as a rule of thumb, any time a business re-organizes it will need a new EIN (Federal Tax ID). Examples of re-organization include:
Aside from re-organizing a business, most other changes typically do not require a new EIN. Some examples of changes that do not require a new EIN are:
These lists are not meant to cover all situations, but do cover a number of common changes we see every day here at Harvard Business Services, Inc. If you still wonder whether or not you need a new EIN, check out this article www.IRS.gov entitled, “Do You Need a New EIN?”
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