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.

A Good Deal for Self-Employed: Solo 401 (k) By
401k retirement tax break
If you are an independent contractor, consultant, freelancer, real estate agent, or other self-employed person, the government offers an annual $53,000 tax break that could help secure your retirement... Read More
Two Major Food Companies Sign Merger Agreement By
heinz and kraft merger
H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. signed a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company... Read More
Doing Business in Alaska with a Delaware LLC By
doing business in alaska with a delaware llc
Alaska, 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 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 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
low or high margin business
People go into low margin businesses because they love the type of work, or because they unexpectedly fell into it or because they followed in the footsteps of someone they admired, usually without consideration of the financial consequences... Read More
How Much Does a Delaware Series LLC Cost? By
how much does a delaware series llc cost
The 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
doing business in arkansas with a delaware llc
If 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 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
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