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.

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
Confirming Your Company EIN By Justin Damiani Tuesday, June 28, 2022 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
Update on Russia-related sanctions and how they may affect you By Rick Bell Tuesday, May 24, 2022 HBS LogoOn May 8, 2022 the U.S. Department of the Treasury released sanctions related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Our founder and chairman Rick Bell provides more information on what that means for our ability to provide services to Russian clients... Read More
Delaware State File Number: What It Is & How It's Used By Michael Bell Tuesday, March 22, 2022 questions about the delaware state file numberWhen you form a company in Delaware, you will receive a Delaware state file number. This number identifies your company and only your company... Read More
How to Register a Delaware Company in New York By Devin Scott Monday, March 14, 2022 If you want your Delaware company to operate in NY, you need to file for Foreign Qualification and keep your company compliant in both states... Read More
Get a Delaware Certificate of Good Standing on the Same-Day By Jeff Winslow Monday, February 7, 2022 Same day Delaware Good StandingHarvard has made changes to their processing of Delaware Certificate of Good Standing Orders. You can now get a certified copy in the same-business day if ordered by 1:00 p.m. EST... Read More
How to Get an ITIN Number By Brett Melson Tuesday, January 25, 2022 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
How to Register to Do Business in California By Andrew Millman Tuesday, November 30, 2021 how to register a business in californiaHow exactly do you determine whether or not your company is technically “doing business” in California? This may seem like an easy question, but it is a difficult one for business owners who may be on the hook for more taxes. In this article, learn basic questions to determine whether or not you are ‘doing business’ in California... Read More
What Is a DUNS Number Used For? By Devin Scott Tuesday, November 16, 2021 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
Things to Consider When Using a Symbol or Punctuation in a Legal Business Name By Brett Melson Monday, November 15, 2021 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