Our homeschool group already has an EIN (Employer Identification Number), but we recently decided to work toward 501c3 status. We are now incorporated.
Do we need a new EIN or can we just change the name on the one we have?
The IRS, who issues EINs, makes it clear that you need a new EIN when you form a new nonprofit corporation.
You will be required to obtain a new EIN if any of the following statements are true.
- A corporation receives a new charter from the secretary of state.
Carol Topp, CPA