Compliance

Corporate compliance is the steps a corporation takes to make sure its corporate veil cannot be pierced. In order to maintain compliance, a company must stay current on all its annual maintenance requirements. Learn more about corporate maintenance requirements here.

How to Get an ITIN Number By Brett Melson Monday, February 26, 2024 how to get an itin numberThe term “ITIN” stands for Individual Tax Identification Number. Any person who needs a tax identification number but is not eligible to obtain a Social Security Number can apply for an ITIN. An ITIN is easy to identify, as it always begins with the number “9.”.. Read More
Confirming Your Company EIN By Justin Damiani Monday, January 1, 2024 EINObtaining your company EIN is an essential step towards starting your new business. Here are a few necessary documents needed to complete the process... Read More
Where Is My Business Located? By HBS Monday, May 29, 2023 where is my business located?We explain what to tell the IRS if your company does not have an actual physical location or address | Where Is My Business Located?.. Read More
Forming a Delaware Company as a Non-Resident By HBS Monday, April 24, 2023 Forming a Delaware Company as a Non-ResidentYou are not required to live in (or even visit) Delaware to form your company within the state. Delaware’s Corporate Law structure does not impose restrictions on ownership or management of a Delaware company by a non-resident of the United States... Read More
Virginia Registration for a Delaware LLC By Devin Scott Monday, April 10, 2023 Virginia LLC registration for a Delaware LLCEach state has different requirements for Foreign Qualification. Virginia, like most states, has an application process and a state fee for Virginia registration for a Delaware LLC. The state of Virginia also requires additional documentation from your Delaware LLC... Read More
Things to Consider When Using a Symbol or Punctuation in a Legal Business Name By Brett Melson Monday, March 6, 2023 Things to consider when naming your companyBecause of system limitations, the IRS will not recognize some symbols and punctuation in your business entity name, including some that are allowed by the Delaware Division of Corporations. Find out which symbols and punctuation are permissible according to the IRS and the State of Delaware and understand your options when considering a company name that includes a special character, symbol or punctuation not recognized by the IRS... Read More
Doing Business in Florida as a Foreign Corporation By Devin Scott Monday, January 30, 2023 Foreign Qualification is the manner in which Florida grants you permission to operate your Delaware corporation there. It is a very important step that is sometimes forgotten, but if you fail to comply with Florida's local compliance regulations, you may be putting yourself and your company at risk... Read More
Operating in Iowa with a Delaware LLC or Corporation By Devin Scott Monday, January 16, 2023 Incorporating in IowaHarvard Business Services will prepare the application, send to you for signature, obtain the Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware and file the completed package with Iowa... Read More
Obtain Your Delaware Certificate Of Good Standing In Minutes By Kathleen Heffernan Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Good StandingObtaining a Certificate of Good Standing through the State of Delaware is possible, but it could take weeks or even months will only physically mail documents to the requester. In most cases, we can obtain it much quicker - in certain cases in minutes- and we will email it to you, too... Read More
Keep Your Communications Contact Details Current By HBS Tuesday, July 26, 2022 contact details for a delaware companyThere are very few requirements to maintain a company’s good standing with the state of Delaware. Don’t forget to update us if any of your company’s contact information changes... Read More