The HBS Blog

The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.

Using a Delaware Company for an Amazon Seller (FBA) Business By
Amazon sellers can use Delaware companies.
Beyond simply having the required information to sell through Amazon, sellers need to consider the business structure that best meets their needs... Read More
What Is a DUNS Number Used For? By You may be wondering what a DUNS number is used for. Here's a breakdown of what it is, plus why you may need one for your company... Read More
Benefits of a Delaware LLC By
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There are a number of reasons a Delaware LLC is uncomplicated to form and maintain. The Delaware LLC is well-known for its unmatched flexibility and low maintenance requirements... Read More
How to Close Your Delaware Company By
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
How to Survive a Recession By You may have noticed a good deal of chatter about whether or not we are headed for a double-dip recession... Read More
Dangers of Being Your Own Registered Agent By
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Every company (no matter what type of business entity) formed in Delaware is required to have a Registered Agent in this state. If you live in Delaware, you are allowed to be your own agent, but this is not always the best idea... Read More
6 Questions to Ask Before Joining a Board of Directors By
questions to ask before joining a board of directors
Serving on a corporate Board of Directors is not easy and there are questions a person who is asked to serve as a Director should consider before committing to the position... Read More
4 Common and Avoidable Start-Up Mistakes By
Common and Avoidable Start-Up Mistakes
Try to avoid these common start-up mistakes so you won't waste money or time when you are busy running your new company... Read More
Creating a Delaware LLC as a Holding Company By
create a delaware llc as a holding company
Delaware LLCs can conduct any lawful business activity anywhere in the world. Some people explore the low-cost series LLC when they want to operate several different businesses, which is very enticing since there is only one annual Franchise Tax payment to the state of Delaware and one annual Registered Agent Fee... Read More
Your Effective Date Affects Your Franchise Tax By
The Franchise Tax for Delaware LLCs and Delaware LPs is due on or before June 1st of each year, and the Delaware Franchise Tax and annual report for Delaware Corporations is due by March 1st each year. This cycle is triggered the second the company is officially on the books with the Delaware Secretary of State... Read More