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Why do you need my Federal Employer ID Number?

A Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a nine digit number assigned by the IRS to identify a business entity. NeweggBusiness Primary accounts are powerful purchasing tools and require an EIN for the following reasons.

  1. The NeweggBusiness shopping experience and select products are exclusively for authorized business entities.
  2. To ensures that an organization’s owner or manager is aware of the fact that an account is being created in the organization’s name.
  3. To prevent duplicate accounts from being created for the same organization and also to link multiple user accounts together within an organization’s Primary account.
  4. Some purchases meeting certain requirements may be tax-exempt for organizations with a valid EIN and additional documentation on file with NeweggBusiness.

For more information about EINs, please see the IRS’ EIN Information page.

Updated on November 29, 2021

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