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.

Company Formation Documents, Defined By Andrew Millman Tuesday, June 27, 2017 company formation documentsWhen you file a General, Close, Public Benefit or Non-Profit Corporation, you receive a Certificate of Incorporation, which contains the Articles of Incorporation. The Certificate of Incorporation is evidence that a corporation has been filed with the state of Delaware... Read More
EIN Confirmation Letter By Brett Melson Tuesday, June 20, 2017 EIN Confirmation LetterIf we obtained the EIN number on behalf of your company, feel free to request that the 147C letter be faxed to us at (302) 645-1280. Once the fax has been received, we will email the letter to you as a courtesy... Read More
Change Your Company Name: Certificate of Amendment By Brett Melson Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Change Your Company NameIt’s easier than you think to change a company’s name. Just file a Certificate of Amendment, which alters your company name quickly and painlessly... Read More
What Is IRS Form 8822-B? By Andrew Millman Tuesday, April 25, 2017 What Is IRS Form 8822-BFor many LLCs, the member(s) may never change. Usually, these are simply internal matters addressed within the LLC Operating Agreement. Sometimes, however, you may need to alert the IRS about changes within your LLC... Read More
Introduction to Limited Partnerships By Brett Melson Monday, April 3, 2017 what is a limited partnershipA limited partnership is formed by filing a Certificate of Limited Partnership with the state of Delaware. A limited partnership is not required to file its governing document, the limited partnership agreement, with the state of Delaware... Read More
Dissolve a Corporation with Certificate of Dissolution By Jeremy Reed Tuesday, March 28, 2017 how to dissolve a corporationSome corporation owners do not want to pay the expense of filing a Certificate of Dissolution. There is an alternative to dissolving your corporation via Certificate of Dissolution—you can tell your Registered Agent to resign as the agent with the state... Read More
What to Know When Naming a Benefit Corporation By Andrew Millman Monday, March 13, 2017 how to name a benefit corporationThe most recent member of the family of Delaware corporate entities is the Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, also known as a Benefit Corporation or B Corporation. The Delaware Public Benefit Corporation came into existence on August 1st, 2013... Read More
What to Know about a Limited Liability Partnership By Brett Melson Monday, February 27, 2017 what is a limited liability partnershipA limited liability partnership is a general partnership that has elected to be treated as a limited liability partnership under Delaware law. An LLP is not set forth in a separate portion of the Delaware code; instead, the laws governing the features of an LLP are the same as those governing general partnerships... Read More
W9 Form: When and Why to Use It By Andrew Millman Monday, February 20, 2017 what is a w-9Anyone who does work for a company but is not a full-time employee of the company should fill out the W-9 federal income tax form. Freelancers and independent contractors may have to fill out many W-9 forms, depending on how many companies they work for over the course of a year... Read More
What to Know about the 401(h) Plan By HBS Monday, January 2, 2017 401h planThe most exciting changes that came along with the Pension Protection Act are also, shockingly, one of the least discussed sections of the Internal Revenue Code: the changes to the 401(h)... Read More