The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.
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
Top 10 Corporation & LLC Franchise Tax Questions
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Here are answers to 10 common Delaware corporation & LLC Franchise Tax questions... Read More
Interesting Facts About Delaware
Monday, March 29, 2021
There’s much more to the state of Delaware than tax-free shopping; here are some interesting Delaware facts... Read More
What to Consider When Naming a Company
Andrew Millman, Justin Damiani
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
We can check the company name for any Delaware startup, and typically receive a definitive answer on whether or not it contains any restricted words and if the proposed company name will get approved by the Delaware Division of Corporations... Read More
Eight Principles for Taking Corporate Meeting Minutes
Monday, March 22, 2021
Maintaining consistent, quality minutes is a task easily overlooked in many companies. Corporate meeting minutes represent the definitive, record of the matters the board discussed or otherwise considered at its meetings... Read More