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Limited Liability Company (LLC)
A Limited Liability Company is formed by filing articles of organization with the individual state’s Secretary of State. Owners of an LLC are called members. Members may include individuals, corporations, other LLCs, and foreign entities. An LLC can be formed by one or more members, and there is no maximum number of members.
LLCs are generally the preferred entity structure for certain professionals and landlord as it is a corporate structure where the members (owners) cannot be held personally liable for the company's liabilities. LLCs have flexibility as the owners can file as a partnership, S Corporation or even sole proprietor since the LLC is really a legal and not tax designation.
Input the legal business name of the Limited Liability Company.
The business name as well as the following endings identify the company as a Limited Liability Company:
-LLC-Limited Liability Company-Ltd CoAttention The only punctuation and special characters allowed are hyphen (-) and ampersand(&).The Legal Name may not contain the following endings Corp, Inc, PA.
Trade Name or DBA
If applicable, input the Trade Name or DBA. However, if this field is of no significance to you, leave it blank.
If applicable, input the Trade Name, DBA (Doing Business Name) or Fictitious Name.
This field can be left blank if this is not relevant for you.
Attention! The only punctuation and special characters allowed are hyphen (-) and ampersand(&). The Trade Name may not contain an ending such as 'LLC', 'LC', 'PLLC', 'PA', 'Corp', or 'Inc'.
Member(s) of LLC
Members is the name referred to the owners of a limited liability company; they can either be an individual or a corporation as in a majority of states. Members of a limited liability company can be categorized into 2 types:
- One owner acting for the company consisted in the Single Member LLC. - Two or more owners consisted in the Multi Member LLC. An LLC can have an unlimited number of members as there is no maximum number stated.
Please choose 10+ in case you have more than 10 members or owners; in the new text box that will appear, key in the actual number of members or owners.
Choose the state where the limited liability company was formed.
The person that coordinates, directs and oversees the LLC is referred to as a managing member or owner. More often than not, he or she has major control over the LLC’s finances.
For the aim of this application’s completion, one individual must be chosen regardless of the fact that more than one persons are responsible in the LLC.
Please enter the name of the Owner of the sole proprietorship.
By default, managing member/owner is a Limited Liability Company’s title.
Social Security Number
Input the above managing member/owner’s social security number.
Reason for Applying
Select one reason that best clarifies why you’re applying for an EIN.
Please select the activity that best describes the activity of your business.
Please describe the products sold or services provided.
Common Question 1
If applicable to this field, please click yes. However, no is the answer to this question for most LLCs.
Common Question 2
Common Question 3
Common Question 4
For specific type of LLCs such as motor fuel, tobacco, gambling, alcohol and firearms, excise taxes apply.
In case you have had an EIN before for this specific entity where the same social security number was provided in this application, choose yes.
Please enter the previous EIN.
In case you plan to contract one of more employees for the rest of this tax year, choose yes.
Give the information for the employee type, number and wages, if your answer was yes.
If you pay less than $4,000 in wages for the year you may file annually. If you expect to pay more than $4,000 in wages for the year you should file quarterly.
Provide the number of employees engaged in agriculture.
If you do not plan to hire any employees for this certain type listed please enter 0.
Provide the number of employees engaged in household work either full or part time.
Provide the number of employees hired to perform either part time or full time work for you or your company.
First Wages Date
Provide the date in which employees will first be paid from your company.
Alert! The IRS does NOT allow PO Boxes!
Input your LLC’s address or corporate address.
Different Mailing Address
Select yes in case you wish to have your mail sent to a different address.
Enter the address where you would like to receive your entity related documents.
Date Entity Started
Input the start date of the entity in case you’re starting or accruing a new business. However, input the date you acquired the entity in case it’s already in operation.
Please input the accounting year’s closing month. December is the accounting year’s end by default.
Please input the applicant’s primary phone number, we may need to contact them if additional information is required to complete the application.
Please input the applicant’s Email address as we will Email updates regarding the application progress.
Input the Legal Business Name of the Limited Liability Company.
The business name as well as the following additions to it (the business name) identify a limited Liability Company:
- L.L.C - LLC- Limited Liability Company- Ltd. Co.
All the following for instance identify an entity as a limited liability company: "Tax Filing Forms, Limited Liability Company", " Tax Filing Forms LLC" and " Tax Filing Forms Ltd. Co."
Alert! Only upper or lower case in sequential order letters (A-Z) and numbers (0-9) can be incorporated in the business name. The IRS however allows the hyphen (-) and ampersand (&) as the only acknowledged symbols!