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How to Change EIN in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

EIN in QuickBooks

(EIN) Employer Identification Number also known as Federal Employer Identification Number is a unique 9-digit number allotted by (IRS) Internal Revenue System for identification purposes to businesses operating in the United States. A user might want to change EIN in QuickBooks, in case the business entity has been changed, or an incorrect EIN has been entered by mistake.

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Important Point to Consider Before Changing the EIN

As it is crucial to provide IRS with correct EIN, further in this article we have listed detailed instructions to change the EIN but before making any changes make sure that you have an active subscription of QuickBooks Payroll. You can also activate Manual payroll in QuickBooks to change the EIN.

How to Change Employer Identification Number with the Internal Revenue System

Before changing your EIN with IRS it is important to know about EIN in details, you can go through the pdf file (Employer Identification Number – Understanding your EIN) issued by Internal Revenue System to get detailed information on changing your EIN. In case, if the ownership of your business is changed, then you might need to apply for a new EIN.

How to Change Employer Identification Number with QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Service

  1. Once you have received your new Employer Identification Number from Internal Revenue System, send it to Intuit for making required changes in assisted payroll info.

(Download Assisted Entity Change Request Packet)

  1. Fill and print the online form and get it signed.
  2. Now you can send this completed form by Fax, Email, or Post to Intuit.


You need to send the filled document signed by the primary owner of the company, EIN proof provided by the IRS and State Withholding and Unemployment numbers as per your new EIN.

If you feel the need of our support while applying for a new EIN or filling up the online form, you can call Payroll Support Number 1.855.738.2784. Once you are connected, with our phone support expert, you will be guided with the complete process of changing your EIN without any complications so don’t hesitate and give us a call now, and we will be happy to assist you.

Edward Martin

Edward Martin

Edward Martin is a Technical Content Writer for our leading Accounting firm. He has over 10 years of experience in QuickBooks and Xero. He has also worked with Sage, FreshBooks, and many other software platforms. Edward’s passion for clarity, accuracy, and innovation is evident in his writing. He is well versed in how to simplify complex technical concepts and turn them into easy-to-understand content for our readers.

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