Companies incorporate in Delaware because of its corporate-friendly environment, which offers numerous benefits in terms of convenience, tax liability and legal protection for businesses. Other pages on this site go more in-depth on the question of "Why incorporate in Delaware?" but we've distilled the answers down to a short list of bullet points here:
You do not need to visit Delaware in order to form a business in the state. Delaware's Division of Corporations is the best in the world at processing business formation filings quickly, and it encourages entrepreneurs from across the country and around the world to form their businesses here.
We can take care of all the necessary paperwork for you, so file your Delaware company with us today.
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There are 7 comments left for Why Do So Many Companies Incorporate in Delaware?Murtatha J said: Sunday, May 8, 2022
What are the advantages and the difference between establishing an international company in Delaware from Washington or Oregon state?HBS Staff replied: Monday, May 9, 2022
Thank you for your question. Delaware has been rated as the #1 state to incorporate a business in due to the Corporate Law structure. The Delaware Court of Chancery is run by Judges who are elected by the Governor and have established a body of laws to protect the owners of the company if a lawsuit presented itself. You can read a more indepth article by clicking on the link https://www.delawareinc.com/blog/what-is-the-delaware-court-of-chanceryCam said: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
If I have an llc registered in Delaware, don’t I need a business license to show that I’m licensed if I do business in another state? If so, how do I secure that licensed document?HBS Staff replied: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Hi Cam, Thank you for your question and for reading our blog. Yes, generally the next step after forming your company in Delaware is to file for Certificate of Authority (aka Foreign Qualifcation) in the state in which you are physically doing business. Once you obtain approval then you would obtain a Business License from the County. We will be happy to reach out to further go over this.Rico Rivera said: Sunday, August 15, 2021
Question, what about forming an llc in Delaware that will be operating commercial vehicles in all 48 states?HBS Staff replied: Monday, August 16, 2021
Hi Rico, Thank you for reading our blog. We will have a member of our sales team reach out to you.Heidi said: Monday, June 21, 2021
Hello! If I incorporate in Deleware but live in Florida, do I have to file foreign agency in Florida? Aren't there more fees involved if you live and operate in another state?HBS Staff replied: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Hi Heidi, Here is some information about foriegn qualifications in Flordia: https://www.delawareinc.com/blog/?doing-business-in-florida-as-a-foreign-corporation. If you need additional guidance, please give us a call 1-800-345-2677 and one of our sales executives can walk you through the process.Henry r narcisi said: Monday, May 24, 2021
Can I use my fein number via my previous Corp that I am reorganizing?HBS Staff replied: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The Federal Tax ID Number never disappears and is always associated with the company even if it is not an active entity. https://www.delawareinc.com/blog/an-ein-number-never-dies
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