How to Obtain an Employer Identification Number


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Choose the best answer that represents the acronym EIN.

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1. What is the fastest method to obtain an EIN?

2. Choose the best answer as it relates to qualifying for an EIN.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several requirements and steps to getting an EIN, and this quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of these. You will need to know what the fastest way to get an EIN is in order to do well on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on:

  • Facts about the EIN as it relates to an estate
  • Requirements for qualifying for an EIN
  • Main purposes of an EIN

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on obtaining an EIN
  • Making connections - use understanding of the EIN to answer questions on reasons for obtaining one
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the requirements for getting an EIN

Additional Learning

Get additional information about this topic by reviewing the accompanying lesson called How to Obtain an Employee Identification Number. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define EIN
  • Explain eligibility requirements
  • Discuss the application process
  • Review the time frame for receiving an EIN