EIN for your Pennsylvania LLC

A Federal Tax ID Number is issued by the IRS to a business entity.

It is essentially a Social Security Number used by to identify the business.

Applying for a Federal Tax ID Number is one of the first essential steps for a new business.

The Federal Tax ID Number is necessary when a business files their tax returns.  It is also a required by banks when opening accounts in the name of the business.

When a business is organized as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or as a Corporation, the business needs its own Federal Tax ID Number from the IRS.  An LLC in PA must have its own tax ID number.

If the business is a Sole Proprietorship, the owner’s own Social Security Number may be used as its Federal Tax ID Number.

Because a Federal Tax ID Number is required to appear on all of a business’ government forms as well as its official documents, many business advisers recommend that business owners apply for a Federal Tax ID Number, rather than use their own Social Security Number.

There are several business activities and events which require a Federal Tax ID Number.

These include when a business hires employees, withholds employee taxes, or creates a pension plan or trust.

This is one of the reasons why a Federal Tax ID Number is sometimes referred to as an Employer Identification Number or EIN.

A Federal Tax ID Number is needed when a business changes its organization, for example when a business opts to incorporate after originally opening as a partnership or a sole proprietorship, or when one business purchases another.

Similar to Social Security Numbers, Federal Tax ID Numbers consist of a series of nine digits.

The Federal Tax ID Number appears in the format 00-0000000, with two leading digits separated from the other seven with a dash.

This format helps to differentiate it from that of the Social Security Number for an individual.

Federal Tax ID Numbers never expire.  They cannot be reissued, even if a business dissolves.

Federal Tax ID Numbers for an LLC in PA or a Corporation can be obtained by visiting the LLC Formation Course..

The LLC Formation Course

Regarded as “Pennsylvania’s #1 Online Course for LLC Formation”, our online course provides you with lifetime access to the LLC formation documents (there are 2 you need) as well as detailed, step-by-step video lessons taking you through each line of all the documents.

You don’t need to hire an attorney and spend $1,000 – $1,500 to form an LLC in Pennsylvania!

The PA State filing fee is $125, and the LLC Formation Course is a one-time payment of $179.

For $304, you can form your PA LLC yourself, and rest assured knowing that it is filed correctly.

To learn more about The LLC Formation Course™, click here.

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Inside the course, you'll learn:

  • How to protect your personal assets (home, cars, bank accounts)
  • Which is best for you: LLC vs. Corporation vs. Partnership
  • The advantages/disadvantages of forming an LLC
  • Tax benefits of running your own business
  • How to avoid hundreds (even thousands) of $$$ in legal fees
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Get Started Now:
The LLC Education Course™
(price: $0)

Inside the course, you'll learn:

  • How to protect your personal assets (home, cars, bank accounts)
  • Which is best for you: LLC vs. Corporation vs. Partnership
  • The advantages/disadvantages of forming an LLC
  • Tax benefits of running your own business
  • How to avoid hundreds (even thousands) of $$$ in legal fees
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