Who Is Harvard Business Services, Inc.?

By Michael Kupfer Monday, October 7, 2019

Who is HBS?Harvard Business Services, Inc. was founded in 1981 by Richard (Rick) H. Bell, II. Today, we are a company of 40+ team members serving over 85,000 active clients worldwide.

We are incorporation specialists and a Delaware Registered Agent. We help entrepreneurs create LLCs, corporations and limited partnerships to structure their business as a legal entity. The vast majority of our clients choose to incorporate in Delaware due to its corporate law structure. While Delaware formation services are our niche, we also provide formation services and Registered Agent service for other jurisdictions.

We also offer a number of other services to our clients, such as online Delaware Franchise Tax paymentforeign qualificationobtaining an EIN number and more.

Is Harvard Business Services, Inc. associated with Harvard University?

We are an independent, family-owned business with no ties whatsoever to Harvard University, Harvard Business Review, or any other entity affiliated with them. All we have in common is the name Harvard.

Harvard Business Services vs. DelawareInc.com

Our company name is simply Harvard Business Services, Inc. Our website domain is www.delawareinc.com. We do not refer to our company by the name “Delaware Inc.”

Both Delawareinc.com and Harvard Business Services refer to the same business.

16192 Coastal Highway, Lewes, DE 19958

This is our corporate headquarters and legal business address. Our office has been located here since 2003. There are no other companies physically operating out of our building or at this address.

View our listing and office building on Google Maps.

Sometimes, other companies become associated with this address. This may be for a number of reasons:

  • If we are appointed as a company’s Delaware Registered Agent, our address will appear on the public record associated with that company in the state’s database. As a registered agent, communications such as service of process are delivered to us on behalf of the client’s company.
  • Among our services are Delaware Mail Forwarding and Virtual Office. By purchasing these services, companies (for whom we are the appointed Registered Agent) are permitted to use our address to receive communications from stakeholders like vendors or clients in situations where they want a Delaware address as a point of contact.
  • Occasionally, a company will use our address without authorization. In this situation, we take action to ensure they are displaying accurate and correct information.

If you have any questions about our company, services or location, you are welcome to contact us during regular business hours. Our friendly team is happy to answer your questions.

*Disclaimer*: Harvard Business Services, Inc. is neither a law firm nor an accounting firm and, even in cases where the author is an attorney, or a tax professional, nothing in this article constitutes legal or tax advice. This article provides general commentary on, and analysis of, the subject addressed. We strongly advise that you consult an attorney or tax professional to receive legal or tax guidance tailored to your specific circumstances. Any action taken or not taken based on this article is at your own risk. If an article cites or provides a link to third-party sources or websites, Harvard Business Services, Inc. is not responsible for and makes no representations regarding such source’s content or accuracy. Opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Business Services, Inc.

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