I have a tax ID number for my LLC. I am in California. Do I automatically have a State Employer ID #?

I have a tax ID number for my LLC. I am in California. Do I automatically have a State Employer ID #? Do I need one? I hire independent contractors, but have no employees.

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J Charles Ferrari

J Charles Ferrari

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
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No. You have to apply for one.

J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
Michael T Millar

Michael T Millar

Business Attorney - Toms River, NJ
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You have to obtain a state employment identification number at the California Employment Development Department at www.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Taxes or at the nearest EDD office.

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Matthew Erik Johnson

Matthew Erik Johnson

Business Attorney - Seattle, WA
Answered

You have to get both unfortunately

Matthew Johnson phone# 206.747.0313 is licensed in the State of Washington and performs bankruptcy, short sale... more

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