I have recently filed paperwork to form an LLC for my IT consulting/contract work with the state of California. It will take 10-12 days. I am meanwhile talking to prospective clients/HR recruiters for interviewing and getting hired for contract project work. I think they need details on my LLC incorporation to signup a 1099 type employment contract.
Just explain your situation. They will understand this brief delay by the Secretary of State. You will even need a bit more time since your LLC will need a tax ID number for 1099 tax purposes. Your situation is quite common.
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Yes, you can. Your attorney probably already got a EIN. If not, this will happen quickly before you sign the contract.
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Yes. You may negotiate employment in interim.
Explain you situation to prospective employers.
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