The HBS Blog

The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, start-ups and general business topics.

New Annual Registered Agent Fee Due Date Policy By
annual registered agent fee due date
When you form a Delaware company through Harvard Business Services, Inc., we want to ensure you receive the most value for your money—thus we believe in providing each Delaware company we form with a full year of Registered Agent service... Read More
Compare Business Entities: Corporation vs LLC By
Corporation vs LLC
What’s the difference between LLCs and corporations? Which is better for raising capital, limiting liability, easy management & paying taxes?.. Read More
What Is Foreign Qualification? By
what is foreign qualification
Foreign Qualification is the process of registering your Delaware LLC or corporation, which is considered domestic to the state of Delaware and foreign to all other states, as a foreign entity in your company's home state. If you plan to operate the business, open a bank account, hire employees or hold an asset in any state other than the state of incorporation, you may be required to file for Foreign Qualification. If you fail to do so, you may be jeopardizing your company... Read More
Business Start-Up Guide: Merchant Services By
business start-up guide
Merchant services have become increasingly important for start-ups in the information age. In the past, start-ups would market their product or services in their local area and many accepted only cash or checks for payment... Read More
How to Obtain a U.S. Visa for Business Travel By
how to obtain a u.s. visa for business travel
If you are planning to visit to the United States in order to conduct any type of temporary, international business—including to attend conferences, consultations or conventions—you will need a non-immigrant Business Visitor Visa, known as a B-1... Read More
Harvard Business Services Reaches Another Milestone By
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Our clients are the reason for our success, as over 50% of our business comes from returning clients and referrals. Harvard Business Services, Inc. is the third largest incorporator in the state of Delaware, with over 54,000 current clients... Read More
How to Find Angel Investors By
how to find angel investors
When you’re just starting out and looking for investors for your new company, forget the standard sources of capital; forget the banks; forget the Venture Capital firms; forget the finance companies; and forget the Small Business Association... Read More
What Is An Executive Coach? By
what is an executive coach?
An executive coach teaches you not only the necessity of strategic thinking but also the tools you will need to utilize in order to think strategically throughout your career and life. In addition, by helping you eliminate your own self-limiting beliefs, an executive coach teaches you how to define your vision, confront obstacles, develop a work-life balance and sustain motivation, accountability and responsibility... Read More
Successful Entrepreneurs Series: Custody Calculations By Our ongoing series of successful entrepreneurs... Read More
Federal Tax ID Numbers for Non-U.S. Citizens By
federal tax id numbers for non-us citizens
Some people think that because they do not have a Social Security Number, a U.S. address or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) that they cannot obtain an EIN. This is not true. If you do not have a Social Security number, you are not disqualified from obtaining a Federal Tax ID Number... Read More