[QUOTE=clueless3;1547358]1) Yes, you can have an LLC to be wholly owned by a Corp.
2) No, you don't need to have another EIN if you don't want to. The LLC can be a disregarded entity, and all profits and losses are filled by the members of the LLC. But yes, you CAN apply for a separate EIN.
3) The Corp-that-owns-an-LLC might not be the best option for you since any asset flowing into the Corp might not be easy to get out without tax consequences.
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