About Corporations

Companies planning to go public one day will typically form general corporations. In these blogs, we explain all you need to know.

Anatomy of an S Corporation [INFOGRAPHIC] By Veselin Ganev Tuesday, April 26, 2016 s corporation structureWhat is an S corporation and how does being one help a company? Find out in our simple infographic... Read More
How to Close a Company By Brett Melson Monday, November 30, 2015 how to close a Delaware companyDo you want to close or cancel your Delaware LLC or corporation? Here's how... Read More
How to Run a Shareholder Meeting By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, October 27, 2015 how to run a shareholder meetingDelaware law requires every corporation to hold an annual shareholders meeting at least once every 13 months. Generally, the date of the annual meeting is contained in the bylaws of the corporation. A meeting must be held, regardless of the number of shareholders in the corporation... Read More
Change Your Company’s Number of Authorized Shares By Devin Scott Monday, October 26, 2015 change your company's number of authorized sharesThe number of authorized shares you choose for your corporation is important because authorized share information is listed on your Certificate of Incorporation and filed with the state of Delaware... Read More
What Is Stock? By Brett Melson Monday, October 5, 2015 what is stockStock represents an equity ownership in an entity, and normally, with certain exceptions, is given in exchange for a paid-in capital contribution to a business. Ownership of stock does not entitle the holder to specific property or assets of the company, but rather, provides the holder with a share of the entity’s profits and gains, normally through the receipt of dividends... Read More
My Delaware Corporation Was Voided. Now What? By Amy Fountain Monday, August 3, 2015 what happens if your delaware corporation is voidedAn LLC (limited liability company) or LP (limited partnership) that does not pay its Franchise Tax Fees for three years in a row will be cancelled by the state.. Read More
Two Major Food Companies Sign Merger Agreement By Michael Bell Tuesday, April 14, 2015 heinz and kraft mergerH.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. signed a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company... Read More
How to Convert a C Corporation to an LLC By Paul Sponaugle Tuesday, January 13, 2015 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
Issuing Stock Certificates for a Delaware Corporation By Andrew Millman Tuesday, November 18, 2014 issuing stock certificates for a delaware corporationYou’ve set up your new Delaware corporation, obtained the EIN (also known as a Federal Tax ID Number), opened the bank account, elected the Board of Directors and appointed the officers—what’s next?.. Read More
A Delaware Corporation Doing Business in Texas By Devin Scott Monday, November 3, 2014 delaware corporation doing business in texasThe foreign registration is how Texas gives you the permission or authority to have a Delaware corporation doing business in Texas... Read More