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.

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
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
Registered Agent for Foreign Qualification By Brett Melson Tuesday, January 19, 2016 registered agent for foreign qualificationDoes your company need a Registered Agent to help you file for Foreign Qualification in another state?.. Read More
FBAR Filing and FATCA Reporting By Devin Scott Monday, November 16, 2015 FBAR filing and FATCA reportingIf you are a United States citizen with a bank account in a foreign country, it is important you understand the differences between FBAR filing and FATCA reporting as well as the necessity of adhering to IRS stipulations of both... Read More
How to Operate a Delaware LLC in Hawaii By Devin Scott Tuesday, July 28, 2015 How to Operate a Delaware LLC in HawaiiWhen you form an LLC in Delaware, your business is domestic to Delaware and foreign to every other state, including your home state. If you’d like your LLC to operate in any other state, such as Hawaii, you must register your company as a foreign entity in that state... Read More
Registering a Delaware LLC in Georgia By Devin Scott Monday, June 29, 2015 registering a delaware llc in georgiaWhen forming a Delaware LLC, your business is domestic to Delaware and foreign to every other state. When operating a Delaware LLC in Georgia, you register your company as a foreign entity... Read More