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 Do Business in Wyoming with a Delaware Company By Devin Scott Tuesday, February 14, 2017 operate a delaware corporation in wyomingIf you would like your Delaware LLC or corporation to operate in the state of Wyoming, you will have to file for Foreign Qualification in order to be granted the authority to do business in Wyoming from the state... Read More
Delaware Corporation Doing Business in Massachusetts By Devin Scott Monday, January 30, 2017 how to register a delaware corporation in massachussettsMany corporations that are headquartered elsewhere incorporate in Delaware in order to take advantage of Delaware’s corporate law structure, which is known for providing the best corporate liability protection... Read More
Incorporate in Utah with a Delaware Corporation or LLC By Devin Scott Monday, December 19, 2016 utah foreign qualificationUtah, like most states, has an application process, a state fee and also requires additional documentation from Delaware. For Utah, the Foreign Qualification process is the same regardless of whether you will be registering a Delaware LLC or a Delaware corporation... Read More
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 Foreign Qualification is 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