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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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Voting Deadline Extended

Important News for Small BusinessThe voting deadline for the 20th Idea Cafe Grant was extended by a month. The deadline extension will give everyone one more opportunity to vote for their favorite business idea. The voting closes on midnight, September 1st and the winner will be announced on September 5th.

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