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EIN (Employer Identification Number)

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An EIN is used by the U.S. federal government to identify business entities.

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What is an EIN?

An EIN (Employer Identification Number), also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, is how the U.S. federal government identifies business entities.

Flexport will ask for a copy of your IRS Notice to verify your EIN when you are setting up your account with Flexport.

If you don’t have an EIN, you will be assigned a CAIN.


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Related Glossary Terms

CAIN (Customs Assigned Importer Number)

Importer of Record

Resources

Employer ID Numbers - IRS

Do You Need an EIN? - IRS

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