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.

Foreign Qualification: Doing Business in Other States By
doing business in other states
How can you operate your Delaware LLC in the state in which are physically doing business in? A process called Foreign Qualification. However, some states will require that you provide a Certificate of Good Standing when you file for Foreign Qualification... Read More
Delaware Introduces the Public Benefit LLC By
Many entrepreneurs and investors are seeking to do good while profiting using a Delaware LLC. An LLC wishing to elect public benefit status must include a Public Benefit Statement in its Certificate of Formation... Read More
An EIN Number Lasts Forever…and Ever…and Ever By
When closing a business, there is much to consider. On a federal level, a business must file an annual return the year it goes out of business... 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
Where to Incorporate: Delaware vs Nevada Infographic By
delaware vs nevada
Our infographic illustrates the many ways that Delaware is a better state to form a company in than Nevada... Read More
March 1: Important Deadline for Delaware Corporations By If you have a corporation – not a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Limited Partnership (LP) – incorporated in the state of Delaware, then March 1 is the deadline for filing and paying the annual Franchise Tax... Read More
General Partnership vs Limited Partnership By
general partnership vs limited partnership
When partnering with a company or an individual, it is often important to know exactly what your roles, duties, and liabilities may be. There are two common types of partnerships that often get confused: general partnership and limited partnership... Read More
Free Webinar: Franchise Tax for Delaware Corporations By We will be hosting a free webinar for last-minute questions on your corporation Franchise Tax. Join us February 26th at 3:00pm EST to gain a full understanding of the tax before you send your payment... Read More
How to Get an ITIN Number By
how to get an itin number
The term “ITIN” stands for Individual Tax Identification Number. Any person who needs a tax identification number but is not eligible to obtain a Social Security Number can apply for an ITIN. An ITIN is easy to identify, as it always begins with the number “9.”.. Read More
Using a Delaware LLC for Real Estate Investment By
Delaware LLC for Real Estate Investment
If you’re investing in real estate, or planning to start, it’s important to understand your options. This post reviews how to determine which state to choose as your home, and why LLCs are the most popular entity among real estate investors... Read More