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.

Doing Business in Alaska with a Delaware LLC By Devin Scott Monday, April 13, 2015 doing business in alaska with a delaware llcAlaska, like most states, has a state fee and an application process. Generally clients will work with their registered agent to file the documents necessary to get the approval from the Alaska Secretary of State’s office. Harvard Business Services can obtain the approval for an Alaska foreign qualification in about 2 business days... Read More
Why File a Patent Application? By Benjamin Blumenthal Monday, April 6, 2015 Many people have ideas for new products or services, and some may be the real thing. When should you file a patent application?.. Read More
Is My Idea Patentable? By Benjamin Blumenthal Tuesday, March 31, 2015 How do you patent an idea? Here's what you need to know... Read More
Low vs. High Margin Businesses: Which Is Right for You? By Rick Bell Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Future small business owners may want to consider the pros and cons of low vs. high margin businesses before forming a company. Here’s a breakdown... Read More
How Much Does a Delaware Series LLC Cost? By Brett Melson Monday, March 23, 2015 how much does a delaware series llc costThe Delaware series LLC is still generating a lot of interest from business owners who have multiple properties or run a variety of different businesses. The series LLC allows entrepreneurs to save money by forming one LLC that is composed of any number of individual series of membership interests as opposed to several LLCs... Read More
Doing Business in Arkansas with a Delaware LLC By Devin Scott Monday, March 16, 2015 doing business in arkansas with a delaware llcIf you're planning on doing business in Arkansas with a Delaware LLC, certain steps will need to be taken. The process of registering your Delaware LLC as a foreign entity in Arkansas is called Foreign Qualification. This is how you obtain permission from Arkansas to operate there with a Delaware LLC... Read More
How to Write an Operations Manual (And Stay Sane) By Gregg Schoenberg Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Want to know how to write an operations manual for your business without losing your mind? Here's the easiest way to go about it... Read More
Can I Operate Multiple Businesses Under One LLC? By Frannie Esparza Monday, March 9, 2015 Can I operate multiple businesses under one LLC?It is possible and permissible to operate multiple businesses under one LLC. Many entrepreneurs who opt to do this use what is called a "Fictitious Name Statement" or a "DBA" (also known as a "Doing Dusiness As") to operate an additional business under a different name... Read More
"Should I Reserve a Company Name in Delaware?" By Andrew Millman Monday, March 2, 2015 We're often asked, "Should I reserve a company name in Delaware?" Here are the pros and cons to reserving a name and waiting until you file... Read More
Delaware Corporation Franchise Tax Due Date By Amy Fountain Monday, February 23, 2015 delaware corporation faranchise tax due dateYou must file and pay the Delaware corporation Franchise Tax report by March 1 or the state of Delaware will automatically impose a $125 late penalty plus interest... Read More