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Is there any way to form an anonymous General Partnership?

The answer is simple in my opinion: Don't form a General Partnership with someone you barely know on the internet. The General Partnership is something that makes it easier to start a small business ...
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Is there any way to form an anonymous General Partnership?

Both of us want to remain anonymous and don't want to even tell each other each other's names. Is there any way to do this anonymously? Yeah. Fire up those Wyoming LLCs. An LLC can be a general ...
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How do I avoid forming a general partnership while splitting income 50-50 with someone else?

The general partnership is the default: If you found a business with someone, without consulting a layer or writing up a contract, then it's a general partnership. You avoid that by just not calling ...
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If I helped my friend to file taxes; can I represent her on a phone call with FTB?

In order for you to be able to talk to the FTB on someone's behalf, that someone has to submit form 3520. Note that since you're not a professional, this form must be paper-filed (CRTP, EA, CPA or ...
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Forgot to issue 1099-MISC form. Will FTB (or IRS) take away my business tax deductions?

If you're under audit - you should get a proper representation. I.e.: EA or CPA licensed in California and experienced with the FTB audit representation. There's a penalty on failure to file form ...
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Is there any way to form an anonymous General Partnership?

I would suggest that you might want to pay a CPA to assist you in filling this document out (for the first time, anyway) as they generally have a very detailed understanding of the law and your ...
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Should I form a General Partnership? [US-CA]

General partnership is your default structure. You might want to formalize it with a properly written operating agreement, but when you start a sentence with "my friend and I" - you're ...
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How FTB and IRS find mistakes in amended tax returns? Are their processes reliable?

The FTB, as any government agency, is understaffed and underpaid. Even if someone took a glance and it wasn't just an automated letter - consider the situation: you filed as a LLC and then amended to ...
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Should I use EIN for business once it changes structure from Partnership to Sole Propietorship?

To answer your question 2, I can't think of any advantage of using your SSN over an EIN, but there are some advantages to having an EIN as a sole proprietor. So depending on the answer to question 1, ...
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Is there any way to form an anonymous General Partnership?

I think the core point is that the Government needs a person and address, so they can contact you (to go after you for taxes, etc.). Therefore, anonymity to the government is not possible. However, ...
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How do I avoid forming a general partnership while splitting income 50-50 with someone else?

EDIT 2: Make sure they sign the contract before moving further. This will help to leave out any confusion or legal issues. In theory, they could claim you agreed to something else and threaten to take ...
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How do I avoid forming a general partnership while splitting income 50-50 with someone else?

OP, as has now been said many, many, many times, it is honestly this simple: Patreon will send $720 to your bank account. You now send $360 to the other person's bank account. Honest to God - That ...
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Is there any way to form an anonymous General Partnership?

To answer your specific question, that hasn't been answered: Is there any way to do this anonymously? Yes, you can give it away for free instead of selling it. Otherwise, you'd better have your ...
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