Since the regulation requires you to gather the EIN, but does not require that you verify it, whatever you do would be decided by the way your board approved CIP policy is written and approved.
CIP Documentation Process- IRS Tax Forms
I have a compliance question related to our CIP documentation process. An IRS SS-4 Form is typically a required document to verify the Employee Identification Number. We are asking if a company’s Tax Returns and Department of Revenue Letter can be used as substitute items in lieu of the SS-4?
First published on 12/01/2019