EIN filing experts are availableMonday through Friday, 7 AM - 10 PM EST
An S-Corporation is a type of corporation which has been established by filing Articles of Incorporation with the state’s Secretary of State. It is an eligible domestic corporation that wants to avoid double taxation (once to the shareholders and again to the corporation). The income of an S Corporation is taxed to the shareholders of the corporation rather than to the corporation itself. S Corporations are generally favored by certain professions such as doctors, dentists and certain types of consultants.
Legal name of the S-Corporation
Input the legal name of the S-Corporation. The business name as well as the following endings identify the company as a S-Corporation:
Attention! The only punctuation and special characters allowed are hyphen (-) and ampersand (&). The Legal Name may not contain the following endings Corp, LLC, PLLC, LC, Inc.
Trade Name or DBA
If applicable, input the Trade Name or DBA. However, if this field is of no significance to you, leave it blank.
Trade or DBA Name
If applicable, input the actual DBA (Doing Business Name), Trade Name or Fictitious Name. This field can be left blank if this is not relevant for you.
Attention! The only punctuation and special characters allowed are hyphen (-) and ampersand(&). The actual DBA name may not contain an ending such as 'LLC', 'LC', 'PLLC', 'PA', 'Corp', or 'Inc'.
Choose the state where the organization was organized.
The person that coordinates, directs and oversees the S-corporation is referred to as a primary officer. More often than not, he or she has major control over the s-corporation’s finances.
For the aim of this application’s completion, one individual must be chosen regardless of the fact that more than one persons are responsible in the s-corporation.
By default, principal officer is an s-corporation’s title.
Social Security Number
Input the above principal officer’s social security number.
Reason for Applying
Select one reason that best clarifies why you’re applying for an EIN.
Please select the activity that best describes the activity of your business.
Products / Services
Please describe the products sold or services provided.
Common Question 1
If applicable to this field, please click yes. However, no is the answer to this question for most s-corporations.
Common Question 2
Common Question 3
Common Question 4
For specific type of s-corporations such as motor fuel, tobacco, gambling, alcohol and firearms, excise taxes apply.
In case you have had an EIN before for this specific corporation where the same social security number was provided in this application, choose yes.
Please enter the previous EIN.
In case you plan to contract one of more employees for the rest of this tax year, choose yes.
Give the information for the employee type, number and wages, if your answer was yes.
If you pay less than $4,000 in wages for the year you may file annually. If you expect to pay more than $4,000 in wages for the year you should file quarterly.
Provide the number of employees engaged in agriculture.
If you do not plan to hire any employees for this certain type listed please enter 0.
Provide the number of employees engaged in household work either full or part time.
Provide the number of employees hired to perform either part time or full time work for you or your company.
First Wages Date
Provide the date in which employees will first be paid from your company.
Alert! The IRS does NOT allow PO Boxes!
Input your corporation’s address or corporate address.
Different Mailing AddressSelect yes in case you wish to have your mail sent to a different address.
Different Mailing Address
Enter the address where you would like to receive your entity related documents.
Date Entity Started
Input the start date of the entity in case you’re starting or accruing a new business. However, input the date you acquired the entity in case it’s already in operation.
Please input the accounting year’s closing month. December is the accounting year’s end by default.
Please input the applicant’s phone number.
Our primary means of communication is by email. Hence ensure that your email address is correct.
Input the Legal Business Name of your S-Corporation.
Words such as “incorporated”, “limited”, or ends with abbreviations such as the ones below are referred to as corporate indicators and are always at the end of a corporation’s legal names:
By including these indicators to the official or legal name of a corporation, they show its legal entity status.
For instance: "Tax Filing Forms INC" or "Tax Filing Forms".
Alert! Only upper or lower case in sequential order letters (A-Z) and numbers (0-9) can be incorporated in the business name. The IRS however allows the hyphen (-) and ampersand (&) as the only acknowledged symbols!