The HBS Blog

The HBS Blog offers insight on Delaware corporations and LLCs as well as information about entrepreneurship, startups, cryptocurrency, venture capitalism and general business topics.

Are You Doing Business in Maine with a Delaware Company? By
Maine, like many other states, will have an application process, a state fee, and will also require a Certificate of Good Standing from Delaware in order to foreign qualify to do business there. The approval time for Mississippi is often 10-15 business days... Read More
Free Webinar: Understanding EIN and ITIN Numbers By
Webinar: Understanding EIN and ITIN
If you are planning to start a business in the U.S. and will be opening a U.S. Bank Account you will need to obtain a federal Tax ID (EIN). Think of the Tax ID as the Social Security Number (SSN) for your business. This will allow you to operate lawful business activities in the U.S., apply for loans, open a U.S. Bank Account and hire employees and much more... Read More
Convert an LLC or Corporation to a Delaware Company By
Convert your existing LLC or corporation to a Delaware company. We’ll assist you with the conversion filing and prepare and file a Delaware Certificate of Formation or Certificate of Incorporation with the state... Read More
Stock Amendments in a Delaware Corporation By
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Regardless of the reason you may need to amend your company stock, if you own a Delaware company, you possess the ability to quickly and easily make changes to your business entity’s charter in order to meet your needs... Read More
Are You Operating in Minnesota with a Delaware Company? By
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Harvard Business Services helps clients obtain Foreign Qualification and a Certificate of Authority in Minnesota and also can act as the company’s Registered Agent in Minnesota... Read More
Why Convert Your Tax Status from S-Corp to C-Corp By
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The most common change in taxation status is from a C corporation (usually a General Corporation) to an S corporation in order to allow for pass-through taxation of income or loss. This is typically done to avoid double taxation of corporate income... Read More
What Happens when You Don’t Pay Your Franchise Tax? By
If you miss a Franchise Tax payment for your Delaware company, this will always be on the record with the Delaware Division of Corporations, even if you pay all the past due Franchise Tax and bring the company back into good standing... Read More
Business Bank Accounts for Delaware Companies By
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If you own a Delaware LLC or corporation, here’s what banks typically require in order to open a business bank account... Read More
Why June 1st Is an Important Deadline for Delaware LLCs By
If you have a Delaware Limited Liability Company (LLC), series LLC or Limited Partnership (LP), then the date of June 1 is critical to your business entity. June 1 is the deadline for paying you company’s annual Franchise Tax fees... Read More
Change Your Company Name: Certificate of Amendment By
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Learn how to easily change a company’s name. We'll help you file a Certificate of Amendment, which alters your company name quickly and painlessly with the state... Read More