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Compliance is Key for your Delaware Company By
Compliance
Maintaining compliance for your Delaware company is crucial for the success of the business. Learn about what makes corporate compliance so important... Read More
Delaware LLC Ownership Units By
Delaware LLC Ownership Units
One of the key components of the Delaware LLC that makes it so popular is that the ownership, membership, management and operations of the LLC are all handled internally, via the LLC Operating Agreement... Read More
What Does an LLC Operating Agreement Do? By
An LLC Operating Agreement covers many aspects of the LLCs structure, including ownership, membership, management, day-to-day responsibilities and more. Learn more about this important document and what aspects of the LLC it governs... Read More
Does the IRS Make Company and Tax ID Information Public? By
The IRS releases very little information to the public and takes privacy and confidentiality of personal and business tax-related info very seriously. Only a Responsible Party, an officer of a corporation, partner in a partnership, or general partner of a limited partnership can call the IRS and retrieve an EIN... 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
LLC Tax Status Options By
LLC Tax
An LLC offers the limited liability of a corporation and flexible taxation. To file and form both an LLC requires little to no personal information, and Harvard Business Services makes the process simple and convenient. In this article, learn about LLC taxation options including: Disregarded Entity Status, the Partnership Tax, and S-Corp Election.. Read More
When Is a “Doing Business As” Name Required? By
When a company executes contracts or otherwise acts in a legal capacity under a different name, a DBA is appropriate. Alternatively, abbreviating Brett’s Diner LLC as “Brett’s” on flyers and in marketing materials should not typically raise an issue... Read More
What to Consider When Naming a Company By
what to know when naming a company
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
Is Reserving a Company Name Necessary? By
Is reserving a company name required? New business owners can put their preferred business name on hold if they need to delay the formation process... Read More
Dissolve a Corporation with Certificate of Dissolution By
how to dissolve a corporation
Some corporation owners do not want to pay the expense of filing a Certificate of Dissolution. There is an alternative to dissolving your corporation via Certificate of Dissolution—you can tell your Registered Agent to resign as the agent with the state... Read More