Congratulations! You have incorporated. Now you need an EIN (Employer ID Number, Federal Tax ID, Tax Payer Identification, etc.) for your business. These are necessary to open bank accounts and engage in other taxable activities, e.g. having employees. If you Google “Wyoming EIN” you will find many services offering to attain a “Wyoming EIN” for your business. However, EINs come from the IRS, so they are not state specific. Getting an EIN is quick, easy, and free.
Now you have a free Wyoming based EIN! Congrats! EINs are assigned based on geographic areas, and are a necessary for many companies. You have just completed a crucial step to bettering your business. This number will prevent many issues with the IRS.
Foreign filers must have an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) prior to online application. If you are a foreign filer without an ITIN, you can still receive an EIN through filling out and mailing in Form SS-4. To run a legitimate business, foreigners will be required to pay corporate income tax and file taxes.
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