I have filed for an EIN for my different businesses several times now. Sometimes I receive an IRS PDF immediately where it says "WE ASSIGNNED YOU AN EIN" and sometimes I don't receive it (I guess it goes to another person??). Just this past time, I got the EIN on the computer screen, but it wasn't the nice official letter... it was on-screen "Congrats! The EIN has been successfully assigned."
What are the differences between these two? Anything or am I just looking into this too much? So confused.
That is normal. You will get a letter in the mail. You should have saved or printed the SS-3 which would have the new EIN filled in. It sounds like you are doing a lot of business formations without counsel?
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The last time I did it they gave me the number on the phone and then sent me a letter.
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The others are preliminary advisories.Look for the official letter and keep it with the LLC docs.
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