Welcome to our simple online tool for obtaining your California Federal Tax ID. Click here to start now, or learn more below.
California Federal Tax ID numbers are used in the state by:
Individuals / Sole Proprietors
Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
Corporations and S-Corporations
and other entities
Generally, California businesses need a Federal Tax ID.
Establishing a new California EIN number / Federal Tax ID is often one of the first things a new California business does. One common reason is that most business
license applications will ask for the ID.
If your answer is "Yes" to one or more of the questions below, you are in need of a Federal Tax ID in California:
Are you opening a business bank account?
Do you have employees?
Do you operate your business as an LLC or any type of Corporation or Partnership?
Do you file employment tax returns, excise tax returns, or alcohol / tobacco / firearm tax returns?
Are you a Trust, Estate, Non-Profit, Farmers Cooperative, Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit, or Plan Administrator?
Do you have a Keogh plan?