The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.
What Is a Resale Certificate?
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
The purpose of a resale certificate--also known as a tax exemption certificate--is to allow you to buy goods through your business without paying local sales tax... Read More
Emergency: How Do I Get My Company Back in Good Standing?
Monday, May 3, 2021
If you find that your Delaware company has a Cease Good Standing status, you can get your company back into Good Standing by getting current on taxes and fees. If your company has gone VOID in Delaware, a Certificate of Renewel is needed, as well... Read More
Top Five Benefits To Keep Your Delaware Company Current and Compliant
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Find out the top five benefits of keeping your Delaware Company current and compliant... Read More
Stock Amendments in a Delaware Corporation
Monday, April 26, 2021
Regardless of the reason you may need to amend your company stock, if you own a Delaware company, you possess the ability to quickly and easily make changes to your business entity’s charter in order to meet your needs... Read More
Business License or LLC? Which Comes First?
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Obtaining a business license is not the same as forming an LLC or other legal entity for your business. Whereas the license approves your specific business in a certain jurisdiction, an LLC provides an official, legally-recognized business structure... Read More
What Is a Certificate of Incumbency?
Monday, April 19, 2021
The Certificate of Incumbency displays the names and positions of the corporation’s directors and officers. It also includes information related to whether they were appointed or elected, and the term of their office... Read More
How to Close Your Delaware Company
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Are you closing your Delaware LLC or corporation? Do it by Dec. 31st! By filing your cancellation or dissolution by the end of the year, you’ll avoid having to pay the next year's franchise tax... Read More
Where Is My Business Located?
Justin Damiani, Michael Kupfer
Monday, April 12, 2021
We explain what to tell the IRS if your company does not have an actual physical location or address | Where Is My Business Located?.. Read More
What Is the Delaware Court of Chancery?
Jeremy Reed, Paul Sponaugle
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
The Delaware Court of Chancery has a long history deciding on equity and fairness between parties.
The tiny coastal state of Delaware is widely recognized as the best state in which to form a company, not only in the United States but throughout the world. One of the key reasons for this is the Delaware Court of Chancery... Read More
Public Benefit LLC or Public Benefit Corporation
Monday, April 5, 2021
This article outlines key differences between the Public Benefit LLC and the Public Benefit Corporation, entities designed for those who want to do good while seeking a profit... Read More