Because many taxpayers and tax inspectors a little, sometimes a statement, the INN certificate is accompanied by different kinds of errors and overlays. Sometimes it happens that the taxpayer has 2 INN. Is this correct, do I need to take some action in this situation?

The order of assignment was

It is reflected in the Order of MNS of Russia No. BG-3-09/178от 03.03.2004. Legal entities was assigned on the basis of information entered in register (for companies) or egrip (for businessmen). Information about all INN has accumulated in a common database – the unified state register of taxpayers (egrn). Territorial tax inspection are obliged daily to pass the egrn information about all INN, rated companies, entrepreneurs and citizens for the previous working day.

Valid and invalid numbers

According to the rules set forth in section III of the Order, was a taxpayer may be declared invalid. This applies to those organizations that have ceased their activity through liquidation, reorganization or bankruptcy, as well as entrepreneurs who have decided to close the business. The individual could also be invalid INN. For example, those would be considered a room, or re-issued, any violations of the current legislation.

How to find out your INN?

To do this, go to the portal on and take advantage of the "Know your INN. Here you can see how much was you rated. Simply fill out a request form on the fact of tax registration and assignment of TIN. Those who consists on the account in tax authorities, was necessarily, therefore, his room will be in the result string. It is necessary to pay attention that if you changed the passport, the procedure need to be repeated by entering in the request form and details of the passport issued earlier.

What to do if you has two INN?

To apply to the territorial Inspectorate of the FTS and indicate the tax on the incident of confusion. They will make the necessary changes to the registers, so that you have the only INN, because each taxpayer was only can be assigned 1 time. Most likely, the tax inspection will be left in the room, which issued the certificate on INN assignment on paper. By presenting this certificate, you confirm the validity of assigning you a specific number.

If you do not have on hands the certificate, the tax authorities will probably count current the number that was issued first. Moreover, information about all taxes paid will be transferred to the tax card for this room. Get your hands on the duplicate of the certificate on INN assignment is possible by writing an application directly in, on, or fill in an online application form on the website of the tax Inspectorate.