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Is EIN sufficient to open a business bank checkin account for LLC?

I am a non US citizen living overseas. I had formed a LLC in WY using state agent and was able to get EIN number through FSS-4 form. Now that I have heard, bank requires physical visit of owner to ...
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Applying for Credit Card Under New EIN

I have established a new EIN for a sole proprietorship under my name. This business' purpose is to separate my ventures flipping and doing other projects that make money from my personal finances. I ...
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Obtain an EIN as non-US resident

I am opening an international/offshore company in US and, as a non-US resident, I don't have a SSN. Can I still obtain an EIN?
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Federal ID number for West London University

My son is attending West London University and I need to fill out tax form 1098T for the IRS to get the American Opportunity Credit. They are asking for the university's "Federal ID number" (It may ...
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Any way to get an EIN without complicating taxes?

This is a bit of an XY problem but please bare with me: Main Goal: Save $50+/month by switching phone providers from a large carrier to a small company. Obsticle(s): Aquiring a plan from the ...
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Can I open a personal bank account with an EIN instead of SSN?

Can an individual open a personal (non-business) checking or savings account using an EIN instead of their SSN? If so, what are the advantages or disadvantages of doing so?
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How is a Condominium / Apartment Building fiscally identified?

A condominium is a fiscal entity which in many cases must pay taxes just like an individual or a company, for instance a condominium might rent part of its spaces and hence produce an income or it may ...
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I filed for a Sole Proprietor EIN, but made no money. Do I need to file any tax forms?

Do I need to file any tax forms, with no money earned, for a sole proprietor with an EIN? I requested an EIN thinking that I was going to use it, but it has taken longer to get to a point of ...
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How can I send a 1099-Misc if a contractor won't provide an EIN or SSN?

Acording to AICPA and this IRS Publication, as a landlord who paid for services for over $600 last year, I am supposed to be sending out 1099-MISC forms to the plumbers, handymen, electricians, etc. ...