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The information on this screen is also used as the default electronic / magnetic media transmitter when generating an electronic / magnetic media file.
With respect to the question "Acting as a service bureau", you should answer YES if you will be filing on behalf of other payors.
A transmitter control code is required for 1099's and 1098's only. If you need to apply for one, please click on the following link:
Application for Transmitter Control Code
A PIN is required if you will be filing W-2 forms electronically. You can apply for a PIN online at www.ssa.gov. A PIN is considered the same as a password.
Click here to be taken to the online registration section on the SSA website.
or click here for other methods to apply for an EIN number