A federal identification number is a nine-digit number assigned to businesses by the Internal Revenue Service. The federal ID number is also referred to as an EIN (Employer Identification Number), a Tax Identification Number (TIN), or a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN). This number aids the IRS in keeping track of all of a business' pertinent tax information. Finding the federal tax ID for a mortgage company is a simple thing to do; the information is public, and there's no need to pay a service to handle it for you.
Go to the Securities and Exchange Commission website (link in Resources).
Enter the name of the mortgage company you are searching for.
Look at the SEC 10-K and/or the 20-F filed by the mortgage company. The federal tax ID number will be listed on each of the documents in the upper corner.
Check for other filings made by the mortgage company to obtain federal tax ID number if step 3 does not yield the number.
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