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Who Can Be a Member of an LLC? Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Anyone in the world can be a member of a Delaware LLC or corporation. Generally, the members of an LLC are individuals, but it doesn’t stop there. Many people opt to set up the Delaware LLC with another company as the member. This can be a corporation, LP or even another Delaware LLC.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

Your Effective Date Affects Your Franchise Tax Monday, November 12, 2018

The Franchise Tax for Delaware LLCs and Delaware LPs is due on or before June 1st of each year, and the Delaware Franchise Tax and annual report for Delaware Corporations is due by March 1st each year. This cycle is triggered the second the company is officially on the books with the Delaware Secretary of State.... Continue Reading

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What Is My Business Address? Monday, October 1, 2018

As your registered agent, we are the liaison between your company and the state. Your business address is not the registered agent’s address, but rather your primary place of business.... Continue Reading

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What is a DBA, or Doing Business As? Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Business owners often choose to operate under multiple, different names for a number of different ventures. For example, ABC Company, Inc. may find the need to set up multiple, different DBAs using the names XYZ Landscaping, Inc. and 123 Construction, Inc.... Continue Reading

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The Pros and Cons of a Delaware Name Reservation Monday, August 6, 2018

The name reservation is an optional service used to reserve a company name with the State of Delaware Secretary of State Division of Corporation, in order to secure the name for an anticipated future-filing.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

What Is Foreign Qualification? Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Foreign Qualification is the process of registering your Delaware LLC or corporation, which is considered domestic to the state of Delaware and foreign to all other states, as a foreign entity in your company's home state.... Continue Reading

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What to Consider When Naming a Company Monday, July 9, 2018

We can check the company name for any Delaware startup, and typically receive a definitive answer on whether or not it contains any restricted words and if the proposed company name will get approved by the Delaware Division of Corporations.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

How to Speed Up Your EIN Application Monday, May 28, 2018

The possibility of causing a delay during the EIN application process could potentially handicap your new business. This would be a less than ideal start for a new venture.... Continue Reading

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What Is A Certified Copy for a Delaware Company? Monday, April 23, 2018

A Certified Copy can be used as evidence to show that a particular filing was filed legally with the state of Delaware’s Division of Corporations on a specific date; it also proves whether it has been filed at all.... Continue Reading

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Company Formation Documents, Defined Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Each business entity requires different company formation documents upon incorporation. We explain them all | Certificate of Incorporation... Continue Reading

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How to File an Amendment for Your Delaware Company Monday, March 5, 2018

Did you know you can make more than one change in a single amendment? If you need to amend more than just one aspect of your original Certificate of Incorporation (or Certificate of Formation, for an LLC), you can do so.... Continue Reading

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Business Structure: LLC Tuesday, February 27, 2018

A member of an LLC may also function as a manager, but an LLC does not need to have a manager; members can run the company on their own. As for managing-member vs member classifications, it is simple: when a member is also a manager, he or she is usually referred to as a "managing-member."... Continue Reading

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Business Terms for Delaware Companies Tuesday, December 26, 2017

If you own a Delaware company, there are several business terms you should be familiar with so you understand all your company’s important documents and dates.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Who Can Incorporate in Delaware? Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Who can incorporate in Delaware? What's required to form an LLC in Delaware? Here's why Delaware is the popular choice for businesses.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Delaware LLC Ownership: Units Wednesday, December 13, 2017

One of the key components of the Delaware LLC that makes it so popular is that the ownership, membership, management and operations of the LLC are all handled internally, via the LLC Operating Agreement.... Continue Reading

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