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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

Posted In: Business Strategies

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

Posted In: About Corporations

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

Posted In: About Corporations

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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What Is a Conformed Signature? Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A conformed signature indicates that a real signature has been used on the original document. Oftentimes, business transactions are done by smartphone while on the go. Many people know already that Delaware will accept faxed and emailed copies of documents that require signatures.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

What Is a Resale Certificate? Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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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Operating a Delaware Company in Nevada Monday, June 26, 2017

A Delaware company doing business in the state of Nevada is considered a foreign entity and must file for Foreign Qualification, which is not difficult but is necessary to stay in compliance.... Continue Reading

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Business Bank Accounts for Delaware Companies Tuesday, June 6, 2017

If you own a Delaware LLC or corporation, here’s what banks typically require in order to open a business bank account.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Doing business in South Dakota with a Delaware Company Monday, May 15, 2017

If your business will have a physical presence by operating, hiring employees, banking or even holding an asset in a state other than its state of Incorporation, business owners typically foreign qualify their business to operate in that state.... Continue Reading

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Foreign Qualify a Delaware Company in Tennessee Monday, April 17, 2017

Your Delaware company can operate legally in Tennessee, as long as you file for Foreign Qualification and stay in compliance in both states.... Continue Reading

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Operate a Delaware Corporation in Wisconsin Monday, March 27, 2017

If you would like to operate your Delaware corporation in Wisconsin, you must first file for Foreign Qualification, pay a fee and provide a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing.... Continue Reading

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What is a Delaware LLC Certificate of Formation? Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A Certificate of Formation is like a birth certificate for a new Delaware LLC. It is filed and must be approved by the Delaware Secretary of State. The Certificate of Formation is the document you receive from the state of Delaware once your LLC is filed and approved by the Delaware Secretary of State, Division of Corporations.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

How to Do Business in Wyoming with a Delaware Company Tuesday, February 14, 2017

If you would like your Delaware LLC or corporation to operate in the state of Wyoming, you will have to file for Foreign Qualification in order to be granted the authority to do business in Wyoming from the state.... Continue Reading

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Delaware Corporation Doing Business in Massachusetts Monday, January 30, 2017

Many corporations that are headquartered elsewhere incorporate in Delaware in order to take advantage of Delaware’s corporate law structure, which is known for providing the best corporate liability protection.... Continue Reading

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Incorporate in Utah with a Delaware Corporation or LLC Monday, December 19, 2016

You can incorporate in Utah with a Delaware corporation or LLC by filing for Foreign Qualification. You will then have to provide a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing.... Continue Reading

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