Payment to a vendor without an EIN

March 24, 2021

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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…

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