My company is a startup LLC company registered in India. We have some investors who will be investing some money in USD. We don’t have any operations in USA; our all operations are in India. I’m a USA citizen. I need to open a bank account of my company in USA so; I can deposit investment money in USA bank account and then transfer the money to our Indian bank account. May I please know how can I open an Indian company’s bank account in any USA banks? Thank You.
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You should talk to some banks as previously suggested. You should also consider how to organize your companies and cash flow to minimize your tax liability.
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You may have trouble opening an account in a business name without a properly formed/registered US business. As my colleagues stated, the best source would be direct contact with the bank you want to use, especially if you already have an account there. I know that Citibank and JP Morgan Chase operate globally, including India, so you may want to open an account in India that you can access in the US. That seems to be the least restrictive avenue. You should talk to an accountant and/attorney about any of these actions before you do it, that way they can advise as to the best procedure. You will have to provide them with specifics on your business and the investors.
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You cannot open a bank account for a foreign entity, unless in certain circumstances and for special investment purposes. Talking about an operating bank account, you need to set up a US company, obtain the federal tax identification number and then with the operating agreement you can open a bank account. Please retain an international firm. We have an Indian attorney in our team. Feel free to consult. Best.
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