Business Number / Tax ID
The Business Number (BN) is a unique number the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) assigns your business as a tax ID. It is a nine-digit number that is unique to your business and that is used when dealing with federal, provincial, or local governments. Learn more about Business Number (BN) in Canada here.
A Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is an identification number used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the administration of tax laws. It is issued either by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or by the IRS. A Social Security number (SSN) is issued by the SSA whereas all other TINs are issued by the IRS. Learn more about Tax ID in the United States here