FEIN Application Cheat Sheet
The FEIN application can be found here. You will need to answer several questions, the answers to which can be found below.
What type of legal structure is applying for an EIN?
Select "View Additional Types, Including Tax-Exempt and Governmental Organizations". This brings up a list of additional types of groups. Select "Community or Volunteer Group."
Please tell us about the Responsible Party.
Use your personal information. This is to ensure that an actual person, not a computer, is filling out the form. You will hold no personal responsibility for the FEIN.
Where is the Responsible Party physically located?
Enter your contact information. If you are not the person who will be handling correspondence for the chapter, please add that person's address as the location where you want your mail to be sent.
Tell us about the Community or Volunteer Group.
Use the exact chapter name that has been approved by a board representative, with the format Babywearing International of Blank. The current month and year are acceptable as the date the business was started or acquired.
Tell us more about the Community or Volunteer Group.
The answer to each of these questions is no.
What does your business or organization do?
Select Other, then on the next page select Organization.
What is the primary activity of your organization?
Select "Other - please specify" then enter "Babywearing Education" in the blank provided.
Select the format in which you would like to receive your letter.
Confirm all information is correct, then click submit.
Good luck! If questions arise during the application process, you can contact Christie. Taking a screen shot of the part that's tripping you up will be helpful for both of us in solving the problem.