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What Is a Non-Stock Corporation? Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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

Change Your Business Name with the IRS Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Under most circumstances, changing your business name with the IRS will not require a new EIN—though it will require an EIN name change. To make this determination, see IRS Publication 1635.... Continue Reading

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The Court of Chancery: Part of the Delaware Advantage Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Delaware’s “corporate crown” can be credited in large part to a court system whose roots reach back to feudal England. In its infancy the Court of Chancery was set up by the King of England to hear matters where no law was in existence to settle some disputes.... Continue Reading

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How to Register a Business in California Tuesday, July 5, 2016

If your corporation or LLC generates income or maintains tangible property in California, you are doing business there and will need to foreign qualify your company.... 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

Authorizing Shares for Your Delaware Corporation Monday, August 11, 2014

Now that you've formed a corporation, you may wonder about authorizing shares for your Delaware corporation | Harvard Business Services, Inc.... Continue Reading

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Par Value: How Low Can You Go? Friday, July 11, 2014

Par value is the lowest limit set to the value of a share of stock in a corporation. Here's how to calculate your Delaware par value.... Continue Reading

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EIN Order Form Now on Delawareinc.com Wednesday, July 6, 2011

In general, any time a business re-organizes it will need a new EIN (Federal Tax ID).... Continue Reading

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Driving Your Way Towards Tax Savings Monday, February 14, 2011

‘How to Write Off Your Vehicle Expenses’ offers invaluable record-keeping tips.... Continue Reading

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Instead of Forming an S-Corp, Consider an LLC Tuesday, September 7, 2010

You can tell the IRS to treat your LLC as an S corporation for taxation purposes. Here's how and why this may be a good idea for your company.... Continue Reading

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Keeping Things in Order Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Though there’s no formal guide book or instruction pamphlet, for most U.S. small business owners the initial registration and licensing requirements should be considered in a certain order.... Continue Reading

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Form an S-Corp with Harvard Business Services, Inc Wednesday, April 28, 2010

If you want to form an S-Corp, Harvard Business Services, Inc. can walk you through the process.... Continue Reading

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An EIN Number Lasts Forever…and Ever…and Ever Thursday, January 14, 2010

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

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LLCs Now Account For 67% of All New Entities Formed Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Nowadays, the clear cut choice of business entities in the United States and in Delaware is the Limited Liability Company, or LLC.... Continue Reading

Posted In: About LLCs

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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