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.

Introducing Our New Delaware Franchise Tax Calculator By Amy Fountain Tuesday, May 2, 2017 franchise tax calculatorOur Franchise Tax Calculator can compare the amounts due between different Delaware entity types, and to calculate your Delaware company's Franchise Tax... Read More
Podcasts We Love: How I Built This, Instacart App By Veselin Ganev Monday, May 1, 2017 how i built this NPRNext up in our ongoing series Podcasts We Love is “How I Built This” on NPR. This episode focuses on Apoorva Mehta, founder of the Instacart app... Read More
What Is IRS Form 8822-B? By Andrew Millman Tuesday, April 25, 2017 What Is IRS Form 8822-BFor many LLCs, the member(s) may never change. Usually, these are simply internal matters addressed within the LLC Operating Agreement. Sometimes, however, you may need to alert the IRS about changes within your LLC... Read More
Compare Business Formations [Infographic] By Veselin Ganev Monday, April 24, 2017 compare business entitiesTrying to decide which business formation is right for your startup? Our infographic provides all the basic information you'll need... Read More
Delaware Corporation Directors Cannot Be Undisclosed By Rick Bell Tuesday, April 18, 2017 can board of directors be anonymousOn the Delaware Annual Franchise Tax Report, all corporations must list their Company Name; Company Address; Names & Addresses of all Directors; Name & Address of one Officer... Read More
Foreign Qualify a Delaware Company in Tennessee By Devin Scott Monday, April 17, 2017 foreign qualify in tennesseeYour Delaware company can operate legally in Tennessee, as long as you file for Foreign Qualification and stay in compliance in both states... Read More
Delaware Blank Check Preferred Stock By Rick Bell Tuesday, April 11, 2017 delaware blank check preferred stockEvery Delaware General Corporation must have one class of common stock, but it can also have a second class of stock (or more) with customized terms for the different classes. The most popular second class of stock is called preferred stock because it can contain terms, negotiated between the Board of Directors and the recipient, that are preferred over the rights of common stockholders... Read More
Why Startups Should Consider Using Bitcoin By Meri Weiss Monday, April 10, 2017 what is bitcoinBitcoin is a type of digital currency in which encryption techniques are utilized to regulate the generation of unites of currency and verify the transfer of funds, without any bank, financial institution or government involvement... Read More
Where to Incorporate: Delaware vs Nevada Infographic By Michael Bell, Veselin Ganev Tuesday, April 4, 2017 delaware vs nevadaOur infographic illustrates the many ways that Delaware is a better state to form a company in than Nevada... Read More
Introduction to Limited Partnerships By Brett Melson Monday, April 3, 2017 what is a limited partnershipA limited partnership is formed by filing a Certificate of Limited Partnership with the state of Delaware. A limited partnership is not required to file its governing document, the limited partnership agreement, with the state of Delaware... Read More