Advice 1: What if two INN

INN is a 10-or 12-digit code that is assigned to every tax payer, be it an organization or a citizen. Assigning an individual number is based on the application, and is engaged in the experts of territorial inspection on.
What if two INN
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.

Advice 2: Do I have to get a tin

The assignment was to citizens, individual entrepreneurs and organizations is essentially a tax registration. Registration in tax authorities is regulated by the Code, as well as by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation No. 114Н from 05.11.2009.
Do I have to get a tin

Was individuals



Individual can register themselves by submitting an application to the tax office. However, if a person does not show initiative and will not be registered as a taxpayer, the tax office has the right to put that individual on the tax account without his participation. This procedure is based on the information received from the bodies listed in article 85 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation. Such information can provide the registration authorities involved in the registration of citizens on place of residence; authorities issuing or replacement passports, etc.

Citizen is entitled on application to obtain a certificate of the INN, which is a document evidencing his registration as a taxpayer. Receiving a testimony from an individual who is not an individual entrepreneur - is voluntary.
Under the legislation, the lack of evidence was a citizen is not considered a violation.


Natural person non-entrepreneur can pay taxes, without having on hands of the certificate on statement on the tax account. By law a citizen for tax purposes is not obliged to provide your VAT number when filling out tax returns.

With regard to situations when the employer requires the employee testimony was – such a requirement is not legitimate. Labour law, the certificate on statement on the tax account does not apply to the documents required for the conclusion of an employment contract. The exception is a separate category of workers, which must provide the witness was at the place of work.
A category of workers who are obliged to provide evidence of the INN, staff, civil servants, heads of organizations, chief accountants.


Was individual entrepreneurs and legal entities



When opening your individual enterprise using the private INN of the entrepreneur. If earlier the businessman was not on the account in tax inspections as a physical entity, it must apply for registration to the tax authority.

If the individual receives a certificate INN on their own, the individual owner needs to obtain this document in mandatory. The copy of the certificate attached to the application for registration. In the payment of taxes by an individual entrepreneur was used instead of personal data.

Legal person upon registration is also assigned to INN, which belongs directly to the organization and not the individual. Obtaining the certificate of legal entity as in the case with PI, required.
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