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Sales Executive at Harvard Business Services, Inc. Devin has 10+ years of helping people form their businesses in Delaware. He has helped form all types of businesses from Contracting, to Internet Sales, to Restaurants. He has also helped a number of professional athletes form companies in order to add an additional stream of income. In addition to his sales role at Harvard, Devin owns his own real estate business in Sussex County, Delaware. He has sold hundreds of properties in Delaware.

How to Register a Delaware Company in New York Monday, April 22, 2024

If you want your Delaware company to operate in NY, you need to file for Foreign Qualification and keep your company compliant in both states.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Compliance

Book Review: $100M Offers by Alex Hormozi Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Discover how Alex Hormozi, author of $100M Offers, built a $100M net worth by 32, sharing strategies for scaling businesses profitably. His book offers insights on making winning offers and the traits of successful leaders. A must-read for entrepreneurs seeking to grow without outside capital.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

What Is a Resale Certificate? Monday, February 12, 2024

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

Posted In: Business Strategies

Book Review of “Today Matters” by John C. Maxwell Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Read our review of “Today Matters” by John C. Maxwell. This book highlights the fundamental importance of living in the moment & making the most of each day.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

General Partnership vs Limited Partnership Monday, December 4, 2023

When partnering with a company or an individual, it is often important to know exactly what your roles, duties, and liabilities may be. There are two common types of partnerships that often get confused: general partnership and limited partnership.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

What is a Banking Resolution? Monday, September 18, 2023

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

Posted In: About Corporations

Winning With People by John C. Maxwell - Book Review Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Managing relationships is important for both professional and personal growth. Read our book review of Winning With People by John C. Maxwell to learn more.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Mission Statement vs Benefit Statement Monday, July 10, 2023

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

Posted In: About Corporations

Advantages of a Delaware Close Corporation Monday, June 26, 2023

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

What Is a Conformed Signature? Monday, May 15, 2023

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

Have You Lost Your EIN number? Tuesday, April 25, 2023

If you need to find your EIN number, also known as an Employer Identification Number or Federal Tax ID number, we recommend a few helpful avenues that can help you to avoid long waits.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Virginia Registration for a Delaware LLC Monday, April 10, 2023

Each state has different requirements for Foreign Qualification. Virginia, like most states, has an application process and a state fee for Virginia registration for a Delaware LLC. The state of Virginia also requires additional documentation from your Delaware LLC.... Continue Reading

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Doing Business in Florida as a Foreign Corporation Monday, January 30, 2023

Foreign Qualification is the manner in which Florida grants you permission to operate your Delaware corporation there. It is a very important step that is sometimes forgotten, but if you fail to comply with Florida's local compliance regulations, you may be putting yourself and your company at risk.... Continue Reading

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Business Bank Accounts for Delaware Companies Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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

Operating in Iowa with a Delaware LLC or Corporation Monday, January 16, 2023

Harvard Business Services will prepare the application, send to you for signature, obtain the Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware and file the completed package with Iowa.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Compliance