Business Strategies

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.

What Is a Resale Certificate? By Devin Scott Tuesday, May 4, 2021 what is a resale certificateThe purpose of a resale certificate--also known as a tax exemption certificate--is to allow you to buy goods through your business without paying local sales tax... Read More
How to Close Your Delaware Company By Amy Fountain Tuesday, April 13, 2021 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
Eight Principles for Taking Corporate Meeting Minutes By Brett Melson Monday, March 22, 2021 Maintaining consistent, quality minutes is a task easily overlooked in many companies. Corporate meeting minutes represent the definitive, record of the matters the board discussed or otherwise considered at its meetings... Read More
The Corporate Transparency Act By HBS Wednesday, March 3, 2021 In this 60-minute webinar, complete with transcript Harvard Business Services' Jarrod Melson and Brett Melson discuss the new Corporate Transparency Act... Read More
Free Live Webinar on the Corporate Transparency Act By Michael Bell Monday, February 22, 2021 webinarOn 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? By Justin Damiani 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 By Devin Scott Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Company Seal RequirementsMany 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 By HBS 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 By Jarrod Melson 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? By Brett Melson Tuesday, January 5, 2021 convert corporation to llcA 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