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.

Hague Convention Apostille Countries [Infographic] By Veselin Ganev Tuesday, November 22, 2016 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
Foreign Qualify an LLC in Wisconsin By Devin Scott Monday, November 21, 2016 foreign qualify delaware llc in wisconsinAn LLC that is formed in Delaware is domestic to Delaware and foreign to every other state. The Foreign Qualification process is the way in which another state gives a business owner the permission to operate in that state using the Delaware LLC... Read More
Doing Business in West Virginia with a Delaware Company By Devin Scott Monday, November 7, 2016 Doing Business in West Virginia with a Delaware CompanyWhen a Delaware company is formed, the business is domestic to Delaware and foreign to every other state. If you are operating in the state of West Virginia with a Delaware corporation or LLC, your business is foreign to West Virginia. The process by which West Virginia gives your Delaware company permission to operate there is called Foreign Qualification. Each state’s requirements when it comes to Foreign Qualification are different... Read More
Foreign Qualify Your Company in Vermont By Devin Scott Monday, October 24, 2016 vermont foreign qualificationForeign Qualification is the process in which your home state gives you permission to operate your Delaware company in that state. This step is both necessary and normal, regardless of whether you are operating a Delaware LLC or a Delaware Corporation. Every state in the country mandates different requirements when it comes to registering foreign entities to do business. Vermont, like many other states, stipulates a state fee, an application process and a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware... Read More
Virginia LLC Registration for a Delaware LLC By Devin Scott Monday, October 17, 2016 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
Doing Business in Maryland as a Delaware LLC By Devin Scott Monday, September 12, 2016 delaware llc doing business in marylandMaryland, like many other states, has an application process and a state fee for Delaware companies that operate there. The process in which a Delaware LLC registers in Maryland is called Foreign Qualification... Read More
Doing Business in Florida as a Foreign Corporation By Devin Scott Tuesday, August 9, 2016 If you are operating a Delaware corporation in Florida, your corporation will be domestic to Delaware but considered a foreign corporation doing business in Florida. People initially form a Delaware corporation and then register as a foreign entity in Florida (as the same business). This process is called Foreign Qualification... Read More
How to Register a Business in California By Paul Sponaugle Tuesday, July 5, 2016 how to register a business in californiaIf your corporation or LLC generates income or maintains tangible property in California, you are doing business there and will need to foreign qualify your company... Read More
My Company Is Not In Good Standing...Now What? By Amy Fountain Tuesday, June 14, 2016 My Company Is Not In Good StandingPerhaps you have not kept up with the annual Delaware filings for your company for several years, and now your company is not in good standing—it's in a void, forfeit or cancelled status... Read More
Keep your Delaware LLC or Corporation in Compliance By Devin Scott Monday, May 2, 2016 keep your Delaware LLC or corporation in complianceFor companies that operate in Delaware in a brick-and-mortar business, home business or online business, there are additional requirements to maintain compliance, such as business licenses or permits... Read More