identification number

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Related to identification number: bank identification number, Tax Identification Number
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Noun1.identification number - a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number"
ABA transit number, bank identification number, BIN - an identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations; the first part shows the location and the second identifies the bank itself
license number, registration number - the number on the license plate that identifies the car that bears it
Social Security number - the number of a particular individual's Social Security account
positive identification - evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
personal identification number, PIN number, PIN - a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
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For example, a practitioner must input W2 and 1099 information, including federal and state employee identification numbers, which takes extra time.
In general, taxpayers requesting an ITIN expressly to comply with income tax filing obligations must file a completed Federal return with Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number. However, this requirement has four exceptions.
If, during the election period, there is an executor, a single Form 1041 is filed annually for the combined electing trust and related estate under the name and taxpayer identification number of the estate [Treas.
According to an Internal Revenue service news release (IR 95-50), individual income tax returns that do not include valid Social Security numbers (SSNs) or IRS-assigned individual taxpayer identification numbers (ITINs) will be held up in processing, with all related claims possibly disallowed and the tax readjusted.
In addition to receiving their EIN, taxpayers will also receive a separate mailing containing an EFTPS personal identification number and instructions for activating their enrollment (by calling a toll-flee telephone number, entering banking information and completing an authorization for EFTPS to transfer funds to Treasury's account for tax payments, per their instructions).
In Notice 2004-1, the Service announced several steps to strengthen controls over the issuance of individual taxpayer identification numbers (ITINs), to help ensure that ITINs are issued for their intended purpose and not for other reasons (such as providing personal identification).
* The name, address and identification number of the group health plan the employee elects.
* Select a personal identification number online when changing a bank account number, and begin making payments from that account immediately, if electing to bypass bank verification of bank account information.
* EFIN--Electronic filing identification number. The six-digit number the IRS assigns to each applicant in the electronic filing program.
The taxpayer must sign a copy of Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number, and a statement authorizing the representative to receive the number online.

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