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Old 02-06-2008, 07:03 AM
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Quote[/b] (ABurlison @ Feb. 06 2008,12:16)]I went right on the Office Depot website, and clicked on their Business Credit card and on the application it asks for my SS#, not an EIN #, so is there a different card or something you applied for?
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From the link Rodman provided here is a screen cap of the section he was pointing out.

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Can you tell us how building credit for your business ultimately helps you? I am sure a lot of people don't know the advantage to this.
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Oh cool, thanks Rodman, I'll check it out after I submit my LLC paperwork and SS-4. I went right to my states website and the irs.gov website and they provide all the paperwork for free to file LLC and corps for the do it yourselfer like myself.
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That is great! Keep us posted on your experience of going through and becoming a corporation.
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Rodman, what did they give like a $300 credit line, since your business didn't have any established credit?

Yes, I submitted my LLC paperwork this week, so I should have my EIN by next week, so I can start establishing business credit, might need it someday you never know.
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Rodman must not get on very often?
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Im sorry I have been so busy. Ive been working way more then I used to now that I moved to Orlando. Im not complaing. YES it was 500.00 to start. I got one through Home Depo$500.00, Office Depo $300.00 Mobile Gas credit card for $500.00. doesnt sound like much but its a start to building business credit.
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do you need to be a Limited Liability to get business credit? I am just dba for now but would like to start business credit...I do have my EIN already.
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As far as I know, the whole point of a corporation is to give a business the same legal rights as a person, while maintaining it as a seperate entity. They might just be asking for your personal information to either put a name on the card (for signature purposes) or have an actual name for personal contact?
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Staples does it as well. I have gotten Staples and Office Depot. I have been unable to get Home Depot or a gas card. Which gas company did you use to get the card. My credit limit for Staples was $800.00, Office Depot was $250.00.
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