Do you have a business that you need to close with the IRS? If so, you’re probably wondering how to cancel a EIN. This article will provide you with all the information you need to properly close your business account with the IRS.

How to Cancel a EIN?

Cancelling your EIN with the IRS is simple. All you need to do is write a letter to the Internal Revenue Service, Cincinnati, OH 45999. The letter must include the complete legal name of the business, the EIN (Employer Identification Number), and the reason for canceling the EIN. If you have a copy of the EIN Assignment Notice, you should include that as well. You can then send the letter by mail or fax it to (855) 214-7520.

You cannot cancel your EIN, but you can close your account with the IRS. When you write the letter, make sure to explain the reason you want to close the account. The IRS will review the letter and respond to your request.

What Else You Need to Know

When sending your letter, make sure to include all the required information. It’s also important to keep a record of the letter so that you can refer to it in the future.

It’s also important to remember that closing your business account with the IRS does not cancel your EIN. Your EIN will still be active, but the IRS will no longer process your business’s tax returns.

Where to Go for More Information

If you have any additional questions about how to cancel a EIN, you can visit the website for more information about selling a business and about business brokers.

How can I revoke an EIN?

I am requesting to close my account as I have a copy of the EIN Assignment Notice that was issued when my EIN was assigned. I will include this with my request as well as the complete legal name of the entity, the EIN and the mailing address.

Is it possible to terminate my EIN through the internet?

Your EIN cannot be canceled, however, you can request to close your account with the IRS.

What is the process for removing my EIN?

In order to cancel your EIN and close your IRS business account, you must send us a letter that contains the full legal name of the business, the business EIN, the address of the business, and the reason why you desire to terminate the account.

How much time does it take the IRS to complete the process of shutting down an EIN?

The IRS will send a letter confirming the updated information within 45 days or less of this date (February 13th, 2023).