Payment to a vendor without an EIN

March 24, 2021


Q.¬†We received an invoice to pay and have been told that this is a social club/informal group and they do not have an EIN number. In addition we confirmed with the IRS website and found that under "Results for Tax Exempt Organization search" it did not return any results. In addition they want the check payable to an individual with a bank address. The description of services is for their share of annual costs of monthly meeting, meeting faciltators, annual events and misc expenses that the…

  Become A Member

Join IOFM today as a Professional, Business, or Enterprise Member — or upgrade your Starter Membership — to get access to this content and thousands of other Articles, Webinars, Expert Answers, Resource Downloads, and more!

Join Today

Naturally, this forum doesn’t allow the kind of full information exchange necessary for the Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) to provide legal advice and the Expert is not a tax attorney in any event. Please understand that the nature of our responses are limited by these constraints as well as the site’s Terms of Use. If you have further questions or suggestions about how we can improve IOFM, please let us know. 
Ask The Expert is a member resource of IOFM and all advice provided is subject to site’s Terms of Use.

Subscribe to our Monthly Insider

You may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time. Diversified Communications | 121 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101 | +1 207-842-5500