Opening business accounts can create angst! Sole Proprietorship owned by a married couple, DBAs, LLCs, LLPs, LLLPs, General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Corporations, 1031 Exchange Accounts, and Political Organizations! Why are there so many different types of business entities? What is the securest way to determine who can transact on a business account – especially when owned by another entity? Verifying if a business is legitimate and who has the authority to transact business on behalf of an entity can be challenging. When can a business use the owner's SSN vs. an EIN? When is a partnership agreement, bylaws, or operating agreement needed? Beneficial Ownership requirements are discussed as well as documenting complicated business structures. In this session, participants will gain confidence and a clear understanding of the regulatory, compliance, documentation, and proper TIN requirements for opening a business account. This session is not state law specific.