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9 Easy Tips for Filing Your Delaware Franchise Tax Monday, October 2, 2017

Every Delaware corporation must pay Franchise Tax by filing an annual report online. Your company’s Franchise Tax Fee depends on the number of authorized shares.... Continue Reading

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Introducing Our New Delaware Franchise Tax Calculator Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Our Franchise Tax Calculator can compare the amounts due between different Delaware entity types, and to calculate your Delaware company's Franchise Tax.... Continue Reading

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How To Order a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing Tuesday, March 21, 2017

There will be times when you’ll need to check on the status of your Delaware entity and obtain a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing (also known as a Certificate of Existence). Perhaps you are applying for a bank loan or filing for Foreign Qualification in another state. Maybe you are entering into a contract with a third party, or maybe your corporation is merging with another corporation.... Continue Reading

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Why Zero Par Value Stock Affects Franchise Tax Tuesday, March 14, 2017

When you form a corporation, think about Franchise Tax when you’re deciding the number of authorized shares and the par value of the shares. Most start-up companies are typically formed with a small number of authorized shares and a low (or zero) par value.... Continue Reading

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9 Steps to Take Before You Close Your Company Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sometimes, despite meticulous strategies, our business plans don’t come to fruition, and we have to accept that the start-up we have worked so hard to establish is just not succeeding the way we hoped it would.... Continue Reading

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7 Services You Should Expect from Your Registered Agent Monday, November 14, 2016

Is your Delaware Registered Agent doing everything it can for you and your business? While all Registered Agents abide by basic standards, an exceptional one will offer you services that are both convenient and necessary to business owners.... Continue Reading

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Stock Amendments in a Delaware Corporation Monday, October 31, 2016

Regardless of the reason you may need to amend your company stock, if you own a Delaware company, you possess the ability to quickly and easily make changes to your business entity’s charter in order to meet your needs.... Continue Reading

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Business Dissolution: Two Ways to Go About It Tuesday, September 13, 2016

When a Delaware company is no longer viable, there are two options available to the company owner in order to complete a business dissolution. One approach is to file the proper cancellation (for an LLC) or dissolution (for a corporation) documents with the state of Delaware to formally close the company.... Continue Reading

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How to Choose a Delaware Registered Agent Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Delaware law dictates that every Delaware company (whether a corporation, LLC, LP, non-profit corporation or a public benefit corporation) must appoint a Registered Agent. Whether you are forming a new business entity or need to find an alternate Registered Agent for an existing company, there are plenty of Delaware Registered Agents available.... Continue Reading

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My Company Is Not In Good Standing...Now What? Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Perhaps you have not kept up with the annual Delaware filings for your company for several years, and now your company is not in good standing—it's in a void, forfeit or cancelled status.... Continue Reading

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An Easier Way to Pay Delaware LLC/LP Franchise Taxes Monday, May 9, 2016

Even if we are not your Registered Agent, you can still use our system to pay your Delaware Franchise Tax. We are excited to announce that in an effort to improve our clients’ user experience, it is now possible to submit annual Franchise Tax payments for multiple LLCs and Limited Partnerships in a single transaction.... Continue Reading

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New Annual Registered Agent Fee Due Date Policy Tuesday, April 5, 2016

When you form a Delaware company through Harvard Business Services, Inc., we want to ensure you receive the most value for your money—thus we believe in providing each Delaware company we form with a full year of Registered Agent service.... Continue Reading

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Top 10 Corporation & LLC Franchise Tax Questions Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Here are answers to Delaware corporation & LLC Franchise Tax questions,... Continue Reading

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Filing a Delaware Corporation Franchise Tax Report Monday, January 18, 2016

Harvard Business Services, Inc. has a long history of assisting companies with completing and filing their annual Franchise Tax reports with the state of Delaware. Even if we are not your company’s Registered Agent, we are still happy to provide you with our expert Franchise Tax filing service, and we will ensure your annual report filing is free of errors.... Continue Reading

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Dangers of Being Your Own Registered Agent Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Every company (no matter what type of business entity) formed in Delaware is required to have a Registered Agent in this state.... Continue Reading

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