Applying For A Trust EIN Number

  1. Go to the IRS EIN Application page
  2. Choose Trust
  3. Choose Irrevocable Trust
  4. Click Continue
  5. Choose the Beneficiary (Individual or Business)
  6. Add the Beneficiary's information.  Notice on page 3 of the w( instuctions, Note 1, "The following payees are exempt from backup withholding: any IRA"
  7. Use the name and address of the trust and the trustee's name. For example, The Sierra Growth and Income Trust, Mary Jones, Trustee.
  8. Check all data and if correct, submit
  9. Choose deliver by Adobe.  You will have the number immediately and the whole process should take less than 10 minutes.

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