Tax ID verification guidelines by business type in the US

Below are guidelines of what business information commonly matches with the IRS, sorted by business type.

These are general guidelines; each business case is unique and this list is not a guarantee of a Tax ID match. See Using IRS documentation as reference when entering business name and tax ID number (TIN) for US-based businesses for instructions and additional information on how to find and enter your name and EIN.

Common identification guidelines by business type

For additional information on what name and TIN to provide, please see instructions in the IRS Form W-9.