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I am a sole proprietorship. I have my ein. I want to become

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I am a sole proprietorship. I have my ein. I want to become a non profit. Should I become an llc also? I live in Texas.
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I would suggest that you file to become a not for profit corporation rather than an LLC.

You can not and should not be a charitable endeavor as a an individual dba.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I am not able to use the name of our business as it was too close to another. So can we do a dba after the non profit is set up?

Yes. Form the nfp and then register your dba.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Can I keep the same EIN and do a name change?

You would need a new EIN for the a new entity but not for a name change.

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