Identification and Tax Numbers

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What is a PAN in India

What is a PAN in India? PAN (Permanent Account Number) in essence signifies a taxpayer identification number. This is a unique number assigned to all taxpayers in India. The number is allocated by the Indian Tax Department (specifically the Income Tax Department of India) and serves the purpose of taxpayer identification. PAN in India [...]

What is a DIN number in India

What is a DIN in India? DIN (Director Identification Number) is a unique identification number for directors. The Government of India assigns DIN to individuals who are directors of an Indian company or plan to become one. The DIN number in India consists of 8 digits, providing a unique combination that remains unchanged throughout [...]

What is a DSC in India

What is a DSC in India? DSC (Digital Signature Certificate) is a digital key issued by certifying authorities to verify the identity of the certificate holder. In India, DSC serves as the electronic counterpart of a paper certificate validating the identity of its owner (e.g., driver's license, passport). Similar to a paper certificate, an [...]

What is a TFN in Australia

Summary Tax File Number Australia 28 days Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Understanding TFN TFN stands for Tax File Number. It is a personal identification number used in the Australian taxation and pension systems, assigned by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). ATO issues TFNs [...]

What is an ABN in Australia and how to get it

Summary Australian Business Number Australia From 1 day to 3 weeks Reduces tax rate Until canceled Australian Business Register (ABR) Understanding ABN ABN (Australian Business Number) is a unique eleven-digit identifier used by businesses registered in Australia for identification purposes with [...]

What is an EIN and how to get it

Summary Employer Identification Number USA IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Starting at 1 day All companies registered in the USA None General information There is a misconception that obtaining an EIN is voluntary and discretionary. In reality, almost every company established in the [...]

What is an ITIN and how to get it

Summary Individual Taxpayer Identification Number USA Present Starting at 8 weeks Taxpayers in the USA without the right to obtain an SSN 5 years after issuance (renewable) General information Individuals who are required to file tax returns in the United States include [...]

VAT for Amazon sellers: who needs it

VAT for Amazon If the seller is a resident to one of the EU countries and is already registered for VAT in his country of residence, then he has no obligation to immediately register for VAT in the countries of his customers. Residents need to take into account the thresholds upon reaching which they [...]

EORI number: what it is, who needs it, and how to get it

Summary EORI stands for Economic Operators’ Registration and Identification Number Business entities or natural persons need an EORI Number if they wish to perform customs operations in the EU. An EORI number could also be required by the national legislation of an EU Member State The registration process can take [...]

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