I never said that the EIN had anything to do with the state sales tax. Its for federal payroll tax, if I said or implied that I am sorry, it was a mistake on my part
All I am telling you is this is what it took to get me the membership.
I did not have to present any kind of sales licence.
Look up federal from W 9. The number on it is the federal tax number, or EIN (employer ID number)
thats what I have her. that should answer the questions. This was in Michigan, I have no idea if it applies to other RD's.