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An EIN Number Lasts Forever…and Ever…and Ever Tuesday, September 7, 2021

When closing a business, there is much to consider. On a federal level, a business must file an annual return the year it goes out of business.... Continue Reading

Posted In: Compliance

Par Value: How Low Can You Go? Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Par value is the lowest limit set to the value of a share of stock in a corporation. Shares can be sold for more than par value, but not less.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

How to Change Your Business Name with the IRS Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Under most circumstances, changing your business name will not require a new EIN, but you will typically have to notify the IRS. There are two main ways to so... Continue Reading

Posted In: Business Strategies

What Is a Non-Stock Corporation? Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The common use of the non-stock corporation as the vehicle with which to obtain tax-exempt or non-profit status from the IRS has led to an interchangeability of the two terms, but this can be problematic.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

Authorizing Shares for Your Delaware Corporation Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Now that you've formed a corporation, you may wonder about authorizing shares for your Delaware corporation. How many shares do you need and at what "par value?"... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

How to Register a Business in California Tuesday, March 13, 2018

If your Delaware corporation or LLC generates income or maintains tangible property in California, you are doing business there. Foreign qualify your company to stay in compliance.... Continue Reading

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How to Convert a C Corporation to an LLC Tuesday, January 13, 2015

To convert your C-corp to an LLC, file a conversion with your state & then notify the IRS. You can also convert an LLC to S-corp tax status.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About Corporations

What is The Hague and The Apostille de La Haye? Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The Hague Conference on Private International Law has had a major influence on the international legal community.... Continue Reading

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How Thin Is Your Corporate Veil? Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Whether forming a corporation or an LLC, most entrepreneurs look for a way to separate themselves from the debts and liabilities of their businesses.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

Delaware Court of Chancery Creating a Buzz Tuesday, June 23, 2009

When it comes to gossip in the corporate legal community, the Delaware Court of Chancery has made for interesting water-cooler conversation lately.... Continue Reading

Posted In: The Delaware Advantage