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josevidal0728
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Do i need to apply for EIN?

My employer is a contractor and I got a 1099-Misc, but I do not own a business. I only have an ITIN do i still need to apply for EIN?
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Coleen3
Intuit Alumni

Do i need to apply for EIN?

No, you don't usually need an EIN if you're self- employed. These are the exceptions:

 If you’re a sole proprietor, you must have an EIN to:

Also, some banks require you to have an EIN before they’ll set up a bank account for your business.

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Coleen3
Intuit Alumni

Do i need to apply for EIN?

No, you don't usually need an EIN if you're self- employed. These are the exceptions:

 If you’re a sole proprietor, you must have an EIN to:

Also, some banks require you to have an EIN before they’ll set up a bank account for your business.

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