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I have a FEIN (Federal Employer Identification Number) and need to locate the business or non-profit that has been assigned that number, how can I look that up only given the FEIN number?

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I think much of that info is hidden behind pay-walls. Here is one site I've found.

Another that is for non-profits only is guidestar.

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In most cases you cannot do "reverse lookup" on tax id in the US. You can verify, but for that you need to have more than just the FEIN/SSN. You should also have a name, and some times address.

Non-profits, specifically, have to publish their EIN to donors, so it may be easier than others to identify those. Other businesses may not be as easy to find just by EIN.

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If it is Texas company, you can try doing a taxable entity search on the Texas Comptroller website.

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Many other states have similar databases. They may or may not include unincorporated entities – keshlam May 18 at 16:16

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