MA Discourages Listing EIN in Filings

MA Secretary of State Corporations Division has posted the following notice on the division’s website:

As of January 1, 2015, the Corporations Division will no longer accept an FEIN number in conjunction with the organization, formation or registration of any new business entity filing. If an FEIN number is included on a new business entity filing it will be redacted and a nine digit state ID number assigned. With regard to business entities that have previously included their FEIN number on Division filings, the Division will redact the number upon written request to preclear@sec.state.ma.us.

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