Importance of EIN, When You E-file Your Form 2290

ECG Stands for electrocardiogram, In Trucking Industry ECG stands for Engine, Clutch & Gear. These are the very important things that your check before you hit the road with your Heavy Rig. Likewise EIN is one of the most important things that you need before you could E-file your Federal Excise tax Form 2290.

What is EIN?

EIN Employer Identification Number, Also known as Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) or the Federal Tax Identification Number. The EIN is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to business entities & Individuals operating any kind of business in the United States for the purposes of identification.

How to Apply For an EIN?

  • Online – Click here to Apply for an EIN Online
  • Fax – Complete & Fax Form SS-4
  • Mail – Complete & Mail Form SS-4
  • Call – Call 267-941-1099, 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST (Only International Applicants)

Federal Excise Tax Form 2290 & EIN:

When a Federal Excise Tax payer E-files his/her Form 2290, EIN is Mandatory. The IRS matches the Tax payer’s EIN with his/her Business name & would reject the return if it does not match their Database. Another common reason for EIN rejection is that the EIN is brand new, which means the EIN must be at least 15 days old in order for it to be updated in IRS database.

So Form 2290 E-filers, make sure that you have your correct EIN & Business Name handy when you E-file Your Federal Excise Tax Form 2290 and also make sure that your EIN is 15 days old to avoid rejections. If you still have questions related to EIN, reach our Tax Experts @ 1-866-245-3918, chat with them using the live Chat option, on the website or write to them @ .