Federal Government Listings -
When looking for numbers to federal agencies, enter US as the first word and the agency name as the second word.
State Agency Listings -
To search for a state agency, enter the two-letter postal abbreviation code as the first word and the agency name as the second word. Example: FL Compensation. [ List of State Abbreviations ]
"Dot Com" Listings -
Search for the listing omitting spaces. Use the period (.) for DOT. For example, enter thesupply.com or thesupplycompany.net.
To search for listings as acronyms try adding or deleting spacing or try the complete name. You can search for ABC Corporation by entering A B C (notice the space) as well as ABC. The IRS may be searched as Internal Revenue Service, IRS or I R S.
To search for a company that may be known by a different name you may need to search each name separately to find all listings. You should search both American Express and Amex for all possible listings.
Personal Names -
To search for a listing with a personal name, search last name first. If no listing appears, reverse the names and make another search, i.e. Smith Mary or Mary Smith.