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Federal Tax Identification Launches New Live Chat Feature

Taxes are a complex process for both individuals and businesses. Each registered business entity is given a unique, nine digit tax number for identification, called an EIN or FIEN. Federal Tax Identification provides businesses an easy way to file for an EIN number online. The site has now integrated a live chat feature that allows clients to instantly get help with the ss-4 form.

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Small Business ExpertDonna Hall, CEO of The Right Answer, Inc., says, "The golden rule of customer service is: Listen! Listen! Listen!" Discover other service secrets in this week's

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