The Tax ID certificate is also classified and defined as the Employer Identification Number or in simple terms the EIN.
This will be significant for your business because it will come in handy at numerous times throughout ownership of your company, such as when you decide to open a business bank account. The only place to obtain your tax ID number is through the IRS which is the American tax inspectors or the equivalent in the UK is the HMRC which is Her Majesty and Revenue Customs. You can call the EIN toll free number, mail or fax in your EIN application, or apply online at www.irs.gov/businesses.
If you do for some reason lose or misplace the original copy of an EIN issued by the IRS, then you will be required to call them directly at 800-829-4933. You will also need to have authorization to request this
The IRS will send a letter through the mail containing your federal EIN to the address they have on file for you. Call them at 1-800-829-1040. They will need the name of the business the EIN is assigned to. Sometimes a DBA will be enough, but not always. They will also need the exact address, including zip code that was on the last return the business filed.
The IRS is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury and one of the world's most efficient tax administrators. The IRS role is to help the large majority of compliant taxpayers with the tax law, while ensuring that the minority who are unwilling to comply pay their fair share. If you do not pay your taxes on time the IRS will issue you with warnings for debt collection which could lead you to a possible jail sentence.