- Report: #1063992
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Complaint Review: simplefilings.com
simplefilings.com4049 Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 100 , Kansas City, Missouri USA
simplefilings.com Don't Let Them Take Your Money for Things You Can Get Free , Kansas City Missouri
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A good education always costs you something. In an effort to obtain an EIN for my LLC, I did a websearch to find how I might submit a request to the IRS. My websearch came up with simplefilings.com. In fairness, I did not read the fine print on their website, so shame on me. Having no experience in this matter and needing to obtain the Tax ID, I gave my credit card information and paid $177 to file. A few minutes later I received an email from them, indicating that, unbeknownst to me, I already had an EIN, although I never received a letter indicating this. Sure enough I called the IRS. The IRS informed me that I had been scammed since they could have just as easily given me the EIN over the phone for FREE, even if I didn't already have the tax number I was seeking. When I called simplefilings.com, I was told that they would refund my money but keep $50 for their trouble. When I informed the agent what the IRS told me, she said I should have read the website more closely. Even if I had, what did they do in five minutes that warranted $50 of my money? So please, be warned, do not give these people one dime for what you can get for free. I can only be grateful that I didn't pay the full $177 for something I could get for free. Stay away from these people. My bank says I can't recover my money since I agreed to their terms, so learn from my mistakes.
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