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For almost 5 years, Justin has been a Sales Executive at Harvard Business Services, Inc. and assists clients from all around the world, daily, with forming their Delaware companies, qualifying their entities in States outside of Delaware, helping to amend the company name or stock structure and other filings. He has contributed articles and will continue to prepare blogs pertaining to various topics dealing with forming Delaware companies, Amendment Filings, EIN services and other important topics that will be beneficial to clients.

Should I Form My Delaware Company with an Effective Date of January 1st? Tuesday, November 29, 2022

When starting a Delaware company, you can have an immediate business start date or start on January 1st. Read Justin's explanation on the pros and cons of starting your new company with delayed official start date otherwise known as "future effective date".... Continue Reading

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Do I Need a Delaware Tax Professional? Tuesday, October 25, 2022

A Delaware tax professional is not necessary if your business operates exclusively outside of Delaware. Find a tax professional that’s right for your business.... Continue Reading

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Obtaining a Long Form Delaware Certificate of Good Standing Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Learn about the Long Form Certificate of Good Standing & how it differs from the regular one. Get your Delaware Certificate of Good Standing with HBS today.... Continue Reading

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How to Create a Second Company with the Same Name Monday, September 5, 2022

Say you have an active Delaware Limited Liability Company named Sports Apparel LLC, and would like to form a new Delaware Corporation. You can form the new corporation with the same basic name, such as Sports Apparel Inc., as long as you submit a consent form along with your filing of the new Certificate of Incorporation.... Continue Reading

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Obtaining Financing with a 504 Loan Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Learn about the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan program before you start a company. Read about requirements, terms of use & more.... Continue Reading

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Banking Solutions for your Delaware Company Tuesday, August 2, 2022

If you formed a Delaware company, you can open a company bank account entirely online or in-person. Harvard Business Services can provide you with approved Delaware formation documents and an EIN number, so you are ready, whether you choose a traditional brick and mortar bank or an online financial services company.... Continue Reading

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Confirming Your Company EIN Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Obtaining your company EIN is an essential step towards starting your new business. Here are a few necessary documents needed to complete the process.... Continue Reading

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Finding a Tax Professional for Your Business Monday, June 27, 2022

It’s important to note that a tax professional your company decides to work with does not have to be located inside Delaware. Whether your company decides to consult with an accountant or tax expert is entirely an internal decision.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Doing Business With the Government and UEI’s. Tuesday, June 7, 2022

As of April 4, 2022, the federal government has eliminated the use of the DUNS number, and is now using the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI). To apply for government contracts or grants, obtain a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI), as the DUNS Number is no longer valid for federal award identification.... Continue Reading

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Company Name Not Available... Now What? Monday, June 6, 2022

Perhaps you’re forming a new Delaware Corporation under the name, Jones Financial Services Inc. and the name is not available in Delaware. A slight alteration to the entity name such as Jones Financial Group Inc. or Jones Financial Solutions Inc. may be successful.... Continue Reading

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Plan Your Delaware Company’s Business Start Date Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Would you like to set your new Delaware company’s business start date? Maybe you want to register a Delaware company with an effective date of your son or daughter’s birthday or on your wedding anniversary date. If it’s close to the end of the year, you may even prefer an effective date of January 1. In Delaware, an LLC’s Certificate of Formation or a Corporation’s Certificate of Incorporation can be filed with an effective date and even an effective time.... Continue Reading

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Plan Your Delaware Company’s Business Start Date Friday, April 8, 2022

Would you like to set your new Delaware company’s business start date? Maybe you want to register a Delaware company with an effective date of your son or daughter’s birthday or on your wedding anniversary date. If it’s close to the end of the year, you may even prefer an effective date of January 1. In Delaware, an LLC’s Certificate of Formation or a Corporation’s Certificate of Incorporation can be filed with an effective date and even an effective time.... Continue Reading

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Drop shipping for your Delaware Company Tuesday, March 29, 2022

At Harvard Business Services, Inc. (HBS), a growing number of our clients are forming new Delaware companies for the purpose of creating an ecommerce platform that uses drop shipping as its method. A retail business that does not keep the products it sells in stock, drop shipping companies are popular among both our domestic and non-U.S. clients. With a wide range of products, drop shipping companies have significant advantages in the long run.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

Using the Delaware Franchise Tax Calculator Monday, February 21, 2022

We've developed a Delaware Franchise Tax Calculator to help you understand and plan for how much you'll likely need to pay in taxes for your Delaware business. Delaware's taxation structure has different tiers for LLCs, non-profit corporations and for-profit corporations.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Franchise Tax

Why Clients Want to Form a Delaware Public Benefit LLC Monday, January 24, 2022

Clients form a Delaware Public Benefit LLC to offer a benefit to society while gaining profits. A Public Benefit LLC is ideal for the client who is interested in the custom management structure that a regular LLC provides, and whose company exists to provide a specific social good or benefit to the public and the community.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs