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Do I need a Federal Tax ID (EIN) before forming my LLC or incorporating?


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Typically, it is the other way around. You first form your LLC or Incorporate at the state level, then obtain your Federal Tax ID at the federal level, because the federal level sometimes validates your application against the state databases. So for example, if you apply for a Federal Tax ID as "Acme Incorporated" without finishing your Incorporation filing with the state first, your Federal Tax ID application may well get rejected. SimpleFilings offers fast and secure solutions for both filings. For more information on obtaining a Federal Tax ID, please click here.



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