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What Is a Resale Certificate? Monday, June 4, 2018

The purpose of a resale certificate--also known as a tax exemption certificate--is to allow you to buy goods through your business without paying local sales tax.... Continue Reading

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How to Do Business in Ohio with a Delaware Company Monday, May 21, 2018

If you fail to comply with local compliance issues, you may be putting the protection of your company at risk; thus, if you’d like to operate your Delaware company in the state of Ohio, you must file for Foreign Qualification in order to do so.... Continue Reading

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How to Register a Delaware Company in North Dakota Monday, April 30, 2018

Foreign Qualification is the process in which another state gives your Delaware company the authority to operate there, but under Delaware’s law structure.... Continue Reading

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Operate a Delaware Company in New Mexico Monday, March 26, 2018

Each state has different rules, policies and requirements for registering as a foreign entity. New Mexico has an application process and state fee, and requires your company’s Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware.... Continue Reading

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Foreign Qualification in Washington State Monday, February 19, 2018

If you would like to operate a business in the state of Washington with a Delaware company, your business is domestic to Delaware and foreign to Washington... Continue Reading

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Incorporate a Delaware Company in Oregon Monday, February 5, 2018

Oregon, like many other states, has an application process as well as a state fee, and will require your company’s Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware.... Continue Reading

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What Is a Banking Resolution Document? Tuesday, December 5, 2017

At the first meeting of the members (for an LLC) or the Board of Directors (for a corporation) establishing a company, a corporate resolution about banking details is often included. Although a company may agree on several different types of resolutions during the meeting, the banking resolution is often the most commonly extracted resolution from the general minutes of the meeting.... Continue Reading

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Certificate of Incorporation: Delaware Tuesday, November 14, 2017

One of the many benefits of forming a Delaware corporation is that the Directors’ names are not required to be listed on the Certificate of Incorporation.... Continue Reading

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Mission Statement vs Benefit Statement Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Both Public Benefit Corporations and Non-Profit Corporations require additional language on the Certificate of Incorporation, in the form of a Benefit Statement (for a Benefit Corporation) or a Mission Statement (for a Non-Profit Corporation). There are typically differences in the language in these two statements.... Continue Reading

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How to Operate a Delaware Company in South Carolina Monday, October 30, 2017

If you would like to operate a Delaware company in South Carolina, you must complete the process of Foreign Qualification in order to register your business as a foreign entity there.... Continue Reading

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Want to Register a Delaware Company in Rhode Island? Monday, October 23, 2017

You can operate a Delaware company in any state, as long as you foreign qualify the company and stay in compliance in both your domestic and foreign state.... Continue Reading

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Company Seal Requirements | Why Use a Company Seal? Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Many companies use a company seal, which contains the company’s name, the year of incorporation and the state in which the company was filed. The company seal contains the company’s name, its year of incorporation and the state in which the company was filed. Think of the corporate seal as the official signature of your company.... Continue Reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Stock Transfers Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Typically, people hand a stock certificate to a shareholder and then document the exchange in the company's stock transfer ledger, which is utilized to properly record the transfer.... Continue Reading

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Advantages of a Delaware Close Corporation Tuesday, August 22, 2017

A General Corporation can have as many shareholders as it sees fit. With a Close Corporation, there are restrictions on the sale or transfer of stock. The sale or transfer of stock in a Close Corporation can be restricted by the Right of First Refusal clause.... Continue Reading

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Are You Operating a Delaware Company in Indiana? Monday, July 31, 2017

Your Delaware company can legally operate in the state of Indiana once you file Foreign Qualification and complete the application process.... Continue Reading

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