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Massachusetts – Secretary of Commonwealth Updates Business Entity Filing Policy Regarding FEIN Information

A notice was posted on the Secretary of the Commonwealth website that the Corporations Division will no longer accept a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) in conjunction with the organization, formation or registration of any new business entity filing.  If an FEIN is included on a new business entity filing, the FEIN will be redacted and a 9-digit state ID number will be assigned.  With respect to business entities that previously filed documents containing a FEIN, the Corporations Division will redact the FEIN upon written request to