Airbase uses the combination of the legal name of the vendor and taxpayer identification number (TIN) during the vendor onboarding and in the vendor profile to match the following fields in the vendor accounts against the respective government records for Tax ID Validation:
For instance, if the vendor’s tax ID is issued by the U.S. government, Airbase matches the tax ID information against the IRS records.
Legal Name: Legal name of the vendor’s business as registered with the respective government authority, such as the IRS.
Tax ID: Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) of the vendor.
A combination of vendors’ legal names and tax IDs is required to initiate the Tax ID Validation.