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.

"Should I Reserve a Company Name in Delaware?" By
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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
"Do I Need a Business License?" By
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State regulatory agencies take great pains to identify and penalize unlicensed business operations. Unlicensed businesses diminish the integrity of the profession, create undue competition for properly licensed businesses, and often provide inadequate goods and services... Read More
High Corporation Franchise Tax Bill? Don't Panic. By
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The state of Delaware has two methods to calculate the Franchise Tax fees due. The first method, which is called the authorized shares method, assesses X dollars per X number of authorized shares. This method works on a graduated scale, so the amount will vary based on your specific entity details... Read More
Using Live Chat for Business By Using live chat for business purposes can revolutionize your customer service. We've had great success with it. Here's our story... Read More
Secure Your Domain Name First, Then Form Your Company By If a website is in the cards for your new business, it's probably not a bad idea to secure your domain name prior to setting up the company... Read More
How to Convert a C Corporation to an LLC By To convert your C-corp to an LLC, file a conversion with your state & then notify the IRS. You can also convert an LLC to S-corp tax status... Read More
How Many Companies Incorporated in Delaware in 2014? By Delaware released news that 2014 broke a record for the number of new business formations. How many companies incorporated in Delaware in 2014?.. Read More
How to Take Credit Card Payments On Your Phone By Square allows you to take credit card payments on your phone or tablet! Here's how it works, and why it might be right for your business... Read More
Doing Business in Arizona with a Delaware LLC By
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The process in which a Delaware LLC will get permission to operate in a foreign state is called Foreign Qualification. To foreign qualify your Delaware LLC in Arizona, you will need to follow Arizona's application process, pay their state fee, and obtain a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware... Read More
Why HBS, Inc. Has the Best Registered Agent Service By Is Your Registered Agent in the Delaware Corporation Information System? Harvard Business Services is, making ours the best registered agent service... Read More