Besides the LLCs with one member reported as sole proprietorships, all other LLCs need to obtain an EIN. This means LLCs with more than one member reported as partnerships or LLCs with one or more members reported as corporations.
Apply for an EIN
Either you need an EIN for your LLC or you are thinking about using it as a tool to help your business grow, obtaining an EIN is an easy process. Applications for tax ID numbers for LLC can be made online, by phone, fax, or mail. For applications by mail or fax you need to use the SS-4 form from the IRS. For the on-line application, the on-line form has the function of your application form.