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After forming a Delaware company with Harvard Business Services, Inc., many of our clients inquire about mail forwarding service to handle incoming mail for their company. This service does not establish a physical presence in Delaware, so it does not trigger filing Delaware annual tax returns. It also exempts you from paying many of the Delaware taxes required by Delaware Resident Businesses.
Your company’s address is your company’s name with our Lewes Delaware address. There are no P.O. boxes or suite numbers. You have a real physical Delaware address is our corporate offices. When we receive correspondence for your company, we just forward it along. Our various levels offer weekly or daily response. We also offer a service where we will open, scan and email your important mail to you immediately, if you require.
Mail Forwarding vs. Registered Agent Service: The mail forwarding service is optional, and an add-on to our Delaware Registered Agent Services. The Mail Service is for clients who wish to use our address as their mailing address, receive mail at our Delaware headquarters, and have us process their mail and send it to them. Our Mail Forwarding service is offered ONLY to our Registered Agent clients.
The registered agent service is a separate service. It is a requirement that all Delaware formed companies have a physical address in Delaware for the purpose of receiving any legal documents or service of process from the Secretary of State. If we receive anything for your company from the Secretary of State, we will forward to the contact address that you give to us. Mailing all your OFFICIAL mail from the Delaware Secretary of State is included in the Registered Agent Service.
With the mail forwarding service, clients will use our address for any mailing purposes. Clients will often use our address on business cards, flyers, etc. There are different levels of service depending on the amount of mail you expect us to receive. We offer strict confidentiality by not offering your information out to the public.
Basic 6 Mail Forwarding:
This service includes 6 pieces of mail over one year. We suggest this service for clients who expect to receive a few important pieces per year. You have the option to renew or upgrade this service once the 6 forwards have been exhausted or when the year term has expired, whatever comes first. Reasonable letter postage is built into the price. Packages are not included.
Basic 15 Mail Forwarding:
This service includes 15 forwards (15 pieces of mail). We suggest this service for clients who expect to receive approximately 1 letter a month, for example, 1 bank statement a month. You have the option to renew or upgrade this service once the 15 forwards have been exhausted or when the year term has expired, whatever comes first. Reasonable postage is built into the price. Packages are not included.
Premium Mail Forwarding:
This service is based on an annual fee that includes weekly forwarding of all business correspondence (every Friday) for 1 year. Reasonable postage is built-in to the price. Packages are not included.
FAA Mail Forwarding:
This service is based on an annual fee that includes correspondence from the FAA for 1 year. Reasonable postage is built-in to the price. Packages are not included.
We also have International Mail Forwarding services. Simply call, email, live-Chat or skype us.
THE AUTHOR OF THIS BLOG ARTICLE IS NOT A LAWYER AND HARVARD BUSINESS SERVICES, INC. IS NOT A LAW FIRM. THE ARTICLE ABOVE IS NOT INTENDED AS LEGAL ADVICE AND SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN AS LEGAL ADVICE. THIS SHORT ARTICLE IS STRICTLY TO MENTION SOME ASPECTS OF DELAWARE’S CORPORATION LAWS AND/OR LAWS RELATING TO OTHER FORMS OF ENTITIES WHICH YOU MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR WITH. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU CONSULT WITH A LAWYER BEFORE FORMULATING A STRATEGY WHICH WILL BE SUITABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC CASE.