employer identification number

employer identification number UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION EIN)
HR, WORKPLACE, TAX a special number given to each business in the US that pays tax on its employees: »

Obtaining an employer identification number from the IRS under false pretenses is illegal.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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