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Where do we find Quick books EIN number

We are filling out new tax forms and it is asking for payroll service EIN number and phone number

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It is not a QuickBooks number, it is an EIN (or Employmen...

It is not a QuickBooks number, it is an EIN (or Employment Identification number).  An employer identification number (EIN) is a nine-digit number assigned by the IRS. It is used to identify the tax accounts of employers and certain others who have no employees. The IRS uses the number to identify taxpayers who are required to file various business tax returns. 

In Quickbooks it is sometimes listed under Company>my company but only if someone put it in there. You can also search for a past payroll tax return to find that number.

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It is not a QuickBooks number, it is an EIN (or Employmen...

It is not a QuickBooks number, it is an EIN (or Employment Identification number).  An employer identification number (EIN) is a nine-digit number assigned by the IRS. It is used to identify the tax accounts of employers and certain others who have no employees. The IRS uses the number to identify taxpayers who are required to file various business tax returns. 

In Quickbooks it is sometimes listed under Company>my company but only if someone put it in there. You can also search for a past payroll tax return to find that number.

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In QuickBooks Mac you access the EIN field by choosing Qu...

In QuickBooks Mac you access the EIN field by choosing QuickBooks->Preferences and then clicking on the My Company icon.  The field is labeled "Federal ID:"  However as Lynda said the actual number will only be there if you entered it (typically during creation of the company file).
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Thank you so much Lynda, you helped my company out this m...

Thank you so much Lynda, you helped my company out this morning :)
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Re: Where do we find Quick books EIN number

What is the answer to this question? I am also looking for Intuit/Quickbooks EIN to register with the state. What is the Quickbooks EIN number? 

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Re: Where do we find Quick books EIN number

I'll provide an answer to your question, @EPF

 

A state Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a number assigned by your state agency. This allows you to track your payroll tax liabilities and unemployment insurance liability. 

 

To help you get this number, I'd suggest either going to the state website or contacting your state agency. Before you register for any state EIN, you'll first need a federal EIN. Once you have it, you can add it in the program. Here's how: 

  1. Go to Lists from the top menu. 
  2. Choose Payroll Item List.
  3. Double-click the payroll item and then click Next
  4. Enter the State ID number in the Enter the number that identifies you to agency window. 
  5. Click Next until you can click Finish

 

For more detailed steps, go through this article: Add Company's State Account Number

 

Once done, you can create paychecks for your employees. You can also enroll e-services through the program. This allows you to e-pay and e-file your state tax forms together in QuickBooks. 

 

I'll be right here to help if you need anything else. Have a great day, @EPF

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