Hello, I want to apply for an EIN with the IRS for my MMJ Business. We are going to produce bubble hash in California for resale at CA dispensaries. So, to be clear, we will be buying material to process into bubble hash and then vending it to dispensaries throughout the state. I want to make sure I fill the application out correctly. My main question is about this section: What does your business or organization do? Choose one category that best describes your business. Click the underlined links for additional examples for each category. -Accommodations Casino hotel, hotel, or motel. -Construction Building houses/residential structures, building industrial/commercial structures, specialty trade contractors, remodelers, heavy construction contractors, land subdivision contractors, or site preparation contractors. -Finance Banks, sales financing, credit card issuing, mortgage company/broker, securities broker, investment advice, or trust administration. -Food Service Retail fast food, restaurant, bar, coffee shop, catering, or mobile food service. -Health Care Doctor, mental health specialist, hospital, or outpatient care center. -Insurance Insurance company or broker. -Manufacturing Mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials/substances/components into new products, including the assembly of components. -Real Estate Renting or leasing real estate, managing real estate, real estate agent/broker, selling, buying, or renting real estate for others. -Rental & Leasing Rent/lease automobiles, consumer goods, commercial goods, or industrial goods. Retail -Retail store, internet sales (exclusively), direct sales (catalogue, mail-order, door to door), auction house, or selling goods on auction sites. -Social Assistance Youth services, residential care facility, services for the disabled, or community food/housing/ relief services. -Transportation Air transportation, rail transportation, water transportation, trucking, passenger transportation, support activity for transportation, or delivery/courier service. -Warehousing Operating warehousing or storage facilities for general merchandise, refrigerated goods, or other warehouse products; establishments that provide facilities to store goods but do not sell the goods they handle -Wholesale Wholesale agent/broker, importer, exporter, manufacturers’ representative, merchant, distributor, or jobber. -Other The logical choice seems to be manufacturing, which leads to follow up question of You have chosen Manufacturing. Please specify the type of goods that you manufacture and the primary materials used (such as “wood furniture”): ____________________ I want my business to be fully legitimate and everything filed correctly. Should I choose manufacturing and then put "Bubble Hash", "MMJ Extracts", or "Cannabis Products" in the type of goods? Or is that a bad idea? Should I put something else? I have considered using the Other as a response. This leads to follow up question as well: You have chosen Other. Please choose one of the following that best describes your primary business activity: Consulting Manufacturing Organization (such as religious, environmental, social or civic, athletic, etc.) Rental Repair Sell goods Service Other – please specify your primary business activity: __________ Thanks ahead of time for any community help with my question.