The EIN Reference Number 101 simply means that they’ve found an existing business entity with a name that’s the same as, or too similar to, your LLC name. This can happen because while the state you registered your LLC in doesn’t have a business with a similar name to yours, there is another one in another state.
Why do I get error 101 when registering for Ein online?
EIN Reference Number 101 (name conflict/duplicate): It is the most common error message that people will face while registering for EIN online. This issue arises because IRS must have found a business with a similar name that of yours. This could be resolved when the IRS could manually review the issue.
What does reference number 101 mean on an EIN?
EIN Reference Number 101 (name conflict/duplicate): Reference number 101 means the IRS has found a business entity name that is too similar to the name of your LLC. Although it may be unique in the state where you formed your LLC, the name likely conflicts with the name of a business from another state.
What should I do if I get an EIN error 110?
If you still get the error message, you should contact the IRS or apply for an EIN using Form SS-4. Reference number 110 means that there are technical issues with the EIN Online Application. It doesn’t mean that you can’t get an EIN online though (like other reference numbers). Solution: Wait 24 hours and then try the Online Application again.
What does reference 101 error code mean?
If you get a reference 101 error, don’t worry. This is a very common error that comes up when you are applying for federal tax ID number. This error code is a general one when applying for EIN number with IRS. Do not be alarmed as this does not mean your application has been denied or that you are missing any pertinent information.