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Why Zero Par Value Stock Affects Franchise Tax By Amy Fountain Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Why Zero Par Value Stock Affects Franchise TaxWhen you form a corporation, think about Franchise Tax when you’re deciding the number of authorized shares and the par value of the shares. Most start-up companies are typically formed with a small number of authorized shares and a low (or zero) par value... Read More
Change of Ownership For an LLC Is Easy in Delaware By Brett Melson Tuesday, March 7, 2017 change of ownership for an llcChange of ownership for an LLC can be complicated and requires costly amendments in most U.S. states. However, not in the state of Delaware. The only document required to be filed in Delaware to create an LLC is the Certificate of Formation. Unlike other states, Delaware requires very little information to be made public in order to form an LLC... Read More
Pros and Cons of a Delaware Series LLC By Brett Melson Tuesday, February 28, 2017 pros and cons of a delaware series llcUnder Delaware law, a limited liability company (LLC) may be composed of an individual series of membership interests. This type of entity is referred to as a Delaware series LLC... Read More
What is a Delaware LLC Certificate of Formation? By Devin Scott Tuesday, February 21, 2017 delaware LLC certificate of formationThe Certificate of Formation is the document you receive from the state of Delaware once your LLC is filed and approved by the Delaware Secretary of State, Division of Corporations... Read More
Angel Investing: Words of Wisdom from David S. Rose By Rick Bell Monday, February 6, 2017 angel investing david s roseAs of now, after more than 25 years of investing in more than 100 start-up companies, David S. Rose is recognized by just about everybody as one of the world’s most active angel investors... Read More
The History of the Delaware Court of Chancery By Meri Weiss Monday, January 23, 2017 history of the delaware court of chanceryThe Court of Chancery possesses, and relies on, many years of judicial precedents; it is these judicial precedents that the founders and CEO’s of some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies are seeking when they incorporate in Delaware... Read More
Delaware Certificate of Incorporation By Brett Melson Tuesday, January 17, 2017 certificate of incorporationA Delaware Certificate of Incorporation is the foundation upon which a Delaware corporation is built. The state of Delaware requires very little information to be made public in order to form a corporation; the Certificate of Incorporation only requires a few pieces of information... Read More
The Problem with Marijuana Industry Startups By Brett Melson Monday, January 9, 2017 cannabis startupsThe cannabis industry is one of the nation's fastest growing industries and is generating enormous interest from entrepreneurs, investors and, of course, regulators and tax authorities. Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, with fourteen states authorizing the sale and use of medical marijuana just within the last five years... Read More
EIN vs ITIN: What's the Difference? By Brett Melson Tuesday, December 13, 2016 ein vs itinThere are many numbers that are used to identify ourselves and our corporations or LLCs, such as a Social Security number, driver's license number, passport number, DUNS number and EIN (Employer Identification Number). Many business owners and employees wonder about the differences between the Federal Employer Tax ID number (EIN) and the individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN)... Read More
The Court of Chancery: Part of the Delaware Advantage By Paul Sponaugle Tuesday, November 8, 2016 what is the delaware court of chanceryDelaware’s “corporate crown” can be credited in large part to a court system whose roots reach back to feudal England. In its infancy the Court of Chancery was set up by the King of England to hear matters where no law was in existence to settle some disputes... Read More