What to Do to Open a Group Checking Account


1. Hold a group conscience meeting where discussion for a checking account is held.
2. Take minutes of meeting.  Record the motion for action  to open a checking account.  Copy the minutes.
3. Have the group write a letter to the bank giving permission / authority to open the account.
4. Call the IRS for a tax ID number.
5. Person opening the account needs to take  two government ID’s to the bank for identification.

Person opening the account takes these items to the bank:

  • Copy of minutes
  • Letter from the group to the bank
  • Tax ID number
  • Two government ID’s

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