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Everything You Need to Know About Stock Transfers By Devin Scott Tuesday, September 19, 2017 what to know about stock transfersCertain information should always be included when you issue stock transfers, such as names, dates & number of shares owned... Read More
Why Incorporate in Delaware? [INFOGRAPHIC] By HBS Tuesday, September 12, 2017 why incorporate in delawareMinimal start-up costs, the most trusted corporate case law and the most flexible corporate laws in the country are just a few of the excellent reasons to incorporate in Delaware... Read More
Business Resources for Women By Meri Weiss Tuesday, September 5, 2017 business resources for womenTwo steps forward, one step back: this adage can describe most social, political, economic, educational and business advances by women. In 2015, women once again have taken steps forward—this time in the business world, as evidenced by the increase in the number of female-owned businesses in America. However, along with the good news comes disappointing news: women do not own nearly as many companies as men do in this country... Read More
What is a Delaware Statutory Trust? By Rick Bell Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Delaware statutory trustA Delaware statutory trust is a legal entity under Delaware law in which an owner’s creditor can’t take possession of any of the trust’s property. Delaware is one of the few states in America to have a statutory trust law. Most states still rely upon common law trusts... Read More
Advantages of a Delaware Close Corporation By Devin Scott Tuesday, August 22, 2017 advantages of a close corporationA General Corporation can have as many shareholders as it sees fit. With a Close Corporation, there are restrictions on the sale or transfer of stock. The sale or transfer of stock in a Close Corporation can be restricted by the Right of First Refusal clause... Read More
Why Do So Many Companies Incorporate in Delaware? By Rick Bell Tuesday, August 15, 2017 why do so many companies incorporate in delawareWhy do businesses incorporate in Delaware? Tax liability, legal protection and a variety of other reasons, such as Delaware has no minimum bank account requirement for a company’s bank account... Read More
What is a DBA, or Doing Business As? By Andrew Millman Tuesday, August 8, 2017 what is a DBA?Business owners often choose to operate under multiple, different names for a number of different ventures. For example, ABC Company, Inc. may find the need to set up multiple, different DBAs using the names XYZ Landscaping, Inc. and 123 Construction, Inc... Read More
How to Get a Tax ID Number for a Delaware LLC By Brett Melson Tuesday, August 1, 2017 How to Get a Tax ID Number for a Delaware LLCOnce a Delaware LLC has its Certificate of Formation stamped and approved by the state of Delaware, the next step is to obtain a Federal Tax ID Number, also known as an EIN, from the IRS... Read More
Who Can Be a Member of an LLC? By Andrew Millman Tuesday, July 25, 2017 who can be a member of an llcAnyone in the world can be a member of a Delaware LLC or corporation. Generally, the members of an LLC are individuals, but it doesn’t stop there. Many people opt to set up the Delaware LLC with another company as the member. This can be a corporation, LP or even another Delaware LLC... Read More
What Is a Conformed Signature? By Devin Scott Tuesday, July 18, 2017 what is a conformed signatureA conformed signature indicates that a real signature has been used on the original document. Oftentimes, business transactions are done by smartphone while on the go. Many people know already that Delaware will accept faxed and emailed copies of documents that require signatures... Read More