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.

What Is a Resale Certificate? By
what is a resale certificate
The purpose of a resale certificate--also known as a tax exemption certificate--is to allow you to buy goods through your business without paying local sales tax... Read More
What to Consider When Naming a Company By
what to consider 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
Change Your Business Name with the IRS By
change your business name with the IRS
Under most circumstances, changing your business name with the IRS will not require a new EIN—though it will require an EIN name change. To make this determination, see IRS Publication 1635... Read More
Should You File a New Company by Yourself? Infographic By
file a company myself or use a formation service
Should you file your startup company by yourself or use a business formation service? Here are the pros and cons of each... Read More
Company Formation Documents, Defined By
company formation documents
When you file a General, Close, Public Benefit or Non-Profit Corporation, you receive a Certificate of Incorporation, which contains the Articles of Incorporation. The Certificate of Incorporation is evidence that a corporation has been filed with the state of Delaware... Read More
Operating a Delaware Company in Nevada By
how to operate a delaware company in nevada
A Delaware company doing business in the state of Nevada is considered a foreign entity and must file for Foreign Qualification, which is not difficult but is necessary to stay in compliance... Read More
EIN Confirmation Letter By
EIN Confirmation Letter
The IRS sends an EIN confirmation letter after issuing a Federal Tax ID Number. If you lose the letter, here’s how to request a replacement letter... Read More
Delaware Moves toward Blockchain Technology By
delaware blockchain technology
Blockchain technology and the Delaware Blockchain Initiative are going to digitize many corporate transactions, making it easier and faster to transfer assets among companies, people, banks and law firms... Read More
Questions About The Delaware State File Number By
questions about the delaware state file number
When you form a company in Delaware, you will receive a Delaware state file number. This number identifies your company and only your company... Read More
Our International Formation Packages By
international business formation packages
If you live outside the U.S. or Canada, we can form a business entity for you, and we offer efficient, speedy service as well as lifetime customer service... Read More