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]
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
What 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
Monday, November 30, 2015
Do you want to close or cancel your Delaware LLC or corporation? Here's how... Read More
How to Run a Shareholder Meeting
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Delaware 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
Monday, October 26, 2015
The 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?
Monday, October 5, 2015
Stock 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?
Monday, August 3, 2015
An 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
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
H.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
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
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
You’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
Monday, November 3, 2014
The foreign registration is how Texas gives you the permission or authority to have a Delaware corporation doing business in Texas... Read More