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Free Webinar: Closing a Delaware LLC or Corporation Tuesday, October 22, 2019

For those who have a company in Delaware and will need to close, this brief webinar will highlight the major “do's and don't's” as well as a step by step process for closing the company.... Continue Reading

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Business License or LLC? Which Comes First? Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Obtaining a business license is not the same as forming an LLC or other legal entity for your business. Whereas the license approves your specific business in a certain jurisdiction, an LLC provides an official, legally-recognized business structure.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

Who Is Harvard Business Services, Inc.? Monday, October 7, 2019

At our core, we are a Delaware Registered Agent and incorporation specialist. We help entrepreneurs create LLCs, corporations and limited partnerships to structure their business into a legal entity.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Harvard

Free Webinar: What Are Corporate Bylaws? Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Every corporation in Delaware is required to have its own bylaws, even though they are not filed with the state or made public. The bylaws are vitally important for defining procedures and rules that govern the corporation and those associated with it.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Start a New Company Over WhatsApp Chat Monday, September 23, 2019

Based on recent research, WhatsApp is the most popular global messenger app. Statista, which published the findings, states, “the app’s reach … is particularly strong in markets outside of the United States and it is one of the most popular mobile social apps worldwide.”... Continue Reading

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Disadvantages and Hidden Costs of the Sole Proprietorship Monday, September 16, 2019

Typically, a sole proprietorship makes you personally liable for all of your business debts and gets taxed at the personal (not corporate) tax rate. That's not all.... Continue Reading

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Delaware 2019 Swimming with the Sharks Pitch Competition Monday, September 2, 2019

Taking place on November 1, 2019, the event gives three entrepreneurs the opportunity, Shark Tank-style, to impress a panel of judges with their startup concept. The winner will receive a prize package headlined by a $10,000 check. However, there are a few steps to take before the prize is within reach.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups

2019 Student Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner Announcement Monday, July 22, 2019

Last December, Harvard Business Services launched a new scholarship program. We are excited to name Cassandra Hostuttler of New Martinsville, West Virginia as our 2019 scholarship recipient!... Continue Reading

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WDEL Radio Discusses Employee Benefits with Harvard's Rick Bell Monday, July 15, 2019

With a company-owned condo overlooking the Chesapeake Bay in Crisfield, Maryland, the company is able to offer this unique perk to any of its employees looking for a peaceful, inexpensive (just a $45 cleaning fee) weekend retreat.... Continue Reading

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Creating an Operating Agreement for Your Band Monday, May 20, 2019

One of the most common and straightforward ways to define the structure is to form an LLC for the band. Forming the company means creating an LLC Operating Agreement, which allows the band to formalize roles and responsibilities of its members.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

Using a Delaware LLC for Real Estate Investment Monday, February 11, 2019

If you’re investing in real estate, or planning to start, it’s important to understand your options. This post reviews how to determine which state to choose as your home, and why LLCs are the most popular entity among real estate investors.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

Using a Delaware Company for an Amazon Seller (FBA) Business Monday, December 17, 2018

Beyond simply having the required information to sell through Amazon, sellers need to consider the business structure that best meets their needs.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage

The Delaware Secretary of State Monday, November 19, 2018

The Delaware Secretary of State, who leads the Delaware Department of State, is appointed by the state’s Governor and is typically one of the Governor’s top advisors. The office of the secretary and the department he or she leads is located in Delaware’s capital, Dover.... Continue Reading

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Do I Need an EIN Number? Monday, October 15, 2018

Most newly-formed companies will require an Employer Identification Number, but there are exceptions. In this post, we take a look at the criteria provided by the IRS to determine if an EIN is needed.... Continue Reading

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Asset Protection for the Sharing Economy Monday, October 8, 2018

Transferring business assets to a company draws a distinction between yourself and your business. In the event you are sued, it will be much more difficult for a plaintiff to seek compensation from your personal assets.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Business Strategies