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.

What Is a DUNS Number Used For? By Devin Scott Monday, December 9, 2019 You may be wondering what a DUNS number is used for. Here's a breakdown of what it is, plus why you may need one for your company... Read More
Hague Convention Apostille Countries [Infographic] By Veselin Ganev Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Hague Convention Apostille CountriesIf you do business internationally, you may need to provide an Apostille document, which authenticates your formation documents | Why you need an apostille.. Read More
You Can Operate in Mississippi with a Delaware Company By Devin Scott Monday, July 1, 2019 Mississippi, like many other states, will have an application process, a state fee, and will also require a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware in order to foreign qualify to do business there. The approval time for Mississippi is often 5-15 business days... Read More
Are You Doing Business in Maine with a Delaware Company? By Devin Scott Monday, June 24, 2019 Maine, like many other states, will have an application process, a state fee, and will also require a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware in order to foreign qualify to do business there. The approval time for Mississippi is often 10-15 business days... Read More
Delaware Certificate of Good Standing: FAQs By Michael Bell Monday, May 13, 2019 Delaware Certificate of Good StandingBanks, angel investors, VC investors and other reasons you may need a Certificate of Good Standing. This certified document, which is produced by the Delaware Secretary of State’s office, is required for real estate closings as well as accounting and legal matters... Read More
Where Is My Business Located? By HBS Tuesday, April 2, 2019 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
Doing Business in Michigan with a Delaware Company By Devin Scott Monday, March 25, 2019 The Foreign Qualification process for Michigan, similar to many other states, will require an application process, a state fee, and a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware... Read More
Foreign Qualification: Doing Business in Other States By Veselin Ganev Tuesday, March 12, 2019 doing business in other statesHow can you operate your Delaware LLC in the state in which are physically doing business in? A process called Foreign Qualification. However, some states will require that you provide a Certificate of Good Standing when you file for Foreign Qualification... Read More
An EIN Number Lasts Forever…and Ever…and Ever By Paul Sponaugle Tuesday, March 5, 2019 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... Read More
How to Get an ITIN Number By Brett Melson Tuesday, February 12, 2019 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