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What is a Certified B Corporation? Tuesday, March 19, 2019

B Lab is a non-profit corporation that certifies B Corporations—it offers a variety of support, varying from access to the Certified B Corp logo to introducing new Certified B companies to a large, lively community of other Certified B Corporations.... Continue Reading

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Do I Need a Business License for My Company? Tuesday, January 29, 2019

No matter what type of business you own—whether it’s in a physical storefront or based online—and regardless if it’s a small or large company, you are going to need to obtain and maintain a business license (possibly more than one).... Continue Reading

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Is a Corporate Kit Really Necessary? Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Not only is a Corporate Kit a safe, orderly location in which to house all your company’s documents but many of those documents can be utilized in court, if the need ever arises. Maintaining your company’s Corporate Kit makes sense, on all levels.... Continue Reading

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New President of Harvard Business Services Announced Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Michael Bell, son of Harvard Founder Rick Bell, assumes the role of President for the company effective January 1, 2019. Rick Bell stays on as Chairman of the Board.... Continue Reading

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Why Venture Capitalists Prefer Delaware C-Corps Monday, January 7, 2019

The first requirement of every serious investor, angel investor and Venture Capitalist is the same: your company must be a Delaware C corporation before they will even consider investing in it.... Continue Reading

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Announcing Our New Entrepreneurship Scholarship Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The new scholarship will be available to all undergraduate students at U.S.-based accredited colleges or universities who are majoring in entrepreneurship or another business program. Students can apply by submitting a short essay describing their entrepreneurial aspirations and business idea.... Continue Reading

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Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC] Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Minimal start-up costs, the most trusted corporate case law and the most flexible corporate laws in the country are just a few of the excellent reasons to incorporate in Delaware.... Continue Reading

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Can I Operate Multiple Businesses Under One LLC? Tuesday, September 18, 2018

It is possible and permissible to operate multiple businesses under one LLC. Many entrepreneurs who opt to do this use what is called a "Fictitious Name Statement" or a "DBA" (also known as a "Doing Dusiness As") to operate an additional business under a different name.... Continue Reading

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EIN Responsible Party for a Business Entity Monday, June 18, 2018

To be clear, the Responsible Party must be an individual. Furthermore, no other person within the entity can make IRS-related changes other than the assigned Responsible Party.... Continue Reading

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How to Change Your Business Address Monday, January 1, 2018

The Change of Address or Responsible Party Business form 8822B can be utilized by businesses to update their current contact information for the responsible party on file with the IRS.... Continue Reading

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Why Delaware Corporate Law Matters So Much Monday, July 24, 2017

It’s a fact that Delaware is the Incorporation Capital of the World, but how has Delaware’s corporate law affected the business world, and why?... Continue Reading

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What to Know about the 401(h) Plan Monday, January 2, 2017

The most exciting changes that came along with the Pension Protection Act are also, shockingly, one of the least discussed sections of the Internal Revenue Code: the changes to the 401(h).... Continue Reading

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5 Characteristics of Successful Salespeople Monday, October 3, 2016

No matter how much advanced technology your company uses to facilitate and follow up on sales leads, no automated tool can replace a fantastic salesperson. A skilled salesperson can elevate your company in a variety of ways.... Continue Reading

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Compare Business Entities: Corporation vs LLC Tuesday, March 29, 2016

What’s the difference between LLCs and corporations? Which is better for raising capital, limiting liability, easy management & paying taxes?... Continue Reading

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Every Buddy Needs a Buy-Sell Agreement Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Every spouse, and every business partner, begins the relationship with the expectation of a long and fruitful relationship, yet this can be a somewhat naïve assumption.... Continue Reading

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