Learn how to incorporate your Delaware business as well as tips, suggestions and smart business ideas for you to utlize before and after incorporating a company in Delaware.
Free Live Webinar on the Corporate Transparency Act
Monday, February 22, 2021
On March 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST, Harvard Business Services, Inc. presents a free, live webinar on the Corporate Transparency Act. This Act was recently passed and will require newly-formed and/or relatively small U.S. corporations and LLCs, or non-U.S. entities that have registered to do business in a U.S. State, to disclose information to the Treasury Department on an initial and ongoing basis regarding the beneficial owners, subject to certain exemptions... Read More
What Happens if My New Company Doesn’t Conduct Any Business?
Monday, February 15, 2021
It’s not uncommon for clients to form a new Delaware company, but not begin conducting business activities right away. When and after forming a new Delaware entity, they’re sometimes many things that need to be accomplished prior to conducting business... Read More
Requirements for a Company Seal
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Many companies use a company seal (also referred to as a corporate seal), although it is not required by law. A company seal contains the company’s name, the year of incorporation and the state in which the company was filed. Think of the company seal as the official signature of your company... Read More
Demystifying the Public Benefit Corporation
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
In this 60-minute webinar, complete with transcript Harvard Business Services' Brett Melson and Jarrod Melson discuss the unique new type of company the Public Benefit Corporation... Read More
California Mandates Board Diversity for Many Public Companies
Monday, January 25, 2021
These new laws require that women and members of “underrepresented communities” constitute a certain percentage of the board of directors of certain companies, depending upon the size of the company’s board... Read More
Can I Convert a Corporation to an LLC?
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
A Delaware LLC structure is more flexible than a corporation, as an LLC Operating Agreement may contain provisions and terms that would not be permissible in the context of a Delaware corporation... Read More
Company Name Not Available... Now What?
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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... Read More
How to Create a Second Company with the Same Name
Monday, December 14, 2020
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... Read More
Why Convert Your Tax Status from S-Corp to C-Corp
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
The most common change in taxation status is from a C corporation (usually a General Corporation) to an S corporation in order to allow for pass-through taxation of income or loss. This is typically done to avoid double taxation of corporate income... Read More
How to Close Your Delaware Company
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Are you closing your Delaware LLC or corporation? Do it by Dec. 31st! By filing your cancellation or dissolution by the end of the year, you’ll avoid having to pay the next year's franchise tax... Read More