Last Update from IRS: 08/15/2021

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With US SSN:

in days online

Without US SSN:

2-4 months by fax

*business days do not include weekends or U.S. holidays
"IRS has 1 million unprocessed returns and 3 million pieces of unopened mail after COVID-19 wreaked havoc on tax season"


Frequently Asked EIN Questions

Am I able to apply for an EIN online?
What is the overall process? How long does it take?
How do I contact the IRS?
Can I digitally sign form SS-4 (application for an EIN)?