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

Filing S-Corp Status on a New Delaware Corporation By
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The Subchapter S tax status, also known as an S corporation or S-Corp, is a very popular tax status for newly formed corporations. Subchapter S tax status allows for a unique taxation method whereby the profits and losses flow through the company to the shareholders... Read More
Harvard Business Services Partners with BlueVine to Offer Business Banking By
We are happy to announce that we have partnered with BlueVine to offer Business Checking accounts to all our US-based customers. Here are the 4 things you should consider when choosing where to open a U.S. bank account... Read More
How to Request Resignation of Your Registered Agent By
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In some situations, a business owner may seek to have their Delaware Registered Agent resign upon the business entity. This course of action is not the same as filing a formal certificate; it will put the company into a forfeit status with the state... Read More
Forming an LLC for Your Uber or Airbnb Business By
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Transferring business assets to a company draws a distinction between yourself and your business. In the event you are sued, it will be much more difficult for a plaintiff to seek compensation from your personal assets... Read More
EIN Confirmation Letter By
EIN Confirmation Letter
If we obtained the EIN number on behalf of your company, feel free to request that the 147C letter be faxed to us at (302) 645-1280. Once the fax has been received, we will email the letter to you as a courtesy... Read More
Get a Digital Stock Ledger for Your Delaware Corporation By
We believe StockTreasury is the first, and currently the ONLY, digital stock ledger available with blockchain security. We think you’ll find StockTreasury easy to use and compared to Carta and other non-blockchain SaaS platforms, extremely reasonably priced... Read More
Best States for Business, Ranked by Lawyers By
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The 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey “Ranking the States: A Survey of the Fairness and Reasonableness of State Liability Systems” from the Institute for Legal Reform ranks Delaware number one again!.. Read More
Recorded Webinar: Delaware Corporation Basics By
This webinar is packed full of great information dealing with the basic elements of a Delaware corporation and detailing some of the finer points as well. Available in video and transcribed formats... Read More
My Delaware Corporation Was Voided. Now What? By
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An LLC (limited liability company) or LP (limited partnership) that does not pay its Franchise Tax Fees for three years in a row will be cancelled by the state.. Read More
Update on the 2019 Corporate Transparency Act By
In early 2020, we discussed a bill passed by the House of Representatives in October 2019 that would have forced nearly all small businesses organized as corporations or LLCs to disclose to the Treasury Department their shareholders’ or members’ names and personal information on an ongoing basis... Read More