Did you know: 60% of the Fortune 500 have made Delaware their legal home. It’s a popular choice for both corporations and LLCs because of its small business-friendly economy and laws.
Long known for having no income tax and being a popular choice for incorporating a business, Nevada has some big changes underfoot that could affect you if you run a business (or are incorporated there).
Before we get into the costs for forming an LLC in Nevada, let's address some of your other questions.
One of the first things you need to do when you start a business is apply for any and all business permits and licenses that you’re required to have.
Florida is a fantastic place to run a Limited Liability Company. The small business environment is conducive to helping entrepreneurs succeed, and the fact that there is no state tax is reason enough for many to start a business in Florida.
I talk from time to time about why having a registered agent is such a good idea for a busy small business. You may have heard of a registered agent but not really known what the heck it was. Here I want to educate you on what a registered agent does, as well as help you understand why you might want one.
Looking to form an LLC? It’s probably more affordable than you’d think. Let’s look at the costs involved to becoming an LLC, as well as your options for filing. First, Your Options If you like doing things yourself, you can download the LLC paperwork from your state’s Secretary of State office. It’ll take a little legwork, but it’s the cheapest option, as you only pay the filing fee.
Are you starting a business in the Sunshine State? Then you’re probably curious about the fees for incorporation in the state of Florida. But before we get into the costs to incorporate in Florida, let’s look at what’s required for your business to become a corporation.
So you’ve decided that forming an LLC in Florida is the best move for your small business. Congratulations! The LLC is preferred by many small business owners because it serves as a kind of hybrid business structure: it’s got the best features of corporations, combined with those of limited partnerships. Best of all? The LLC protects your personal assets and creates a legal separation between you and the business.
Before you form an LLC in Texas or incorporate a business in Texas, it’s important that you know what your responsibilities will be in reporting on your business in future years. If you’ve already formed an LLC or corporation, you need to be aware of an important deadline on May 15. That’s the date your Annual Report — also called Franchise Tax Report — is due. Here’s what you need to know to ensure that you stay compliant with the state of Texas.
If you have incorporated in Florida or formed an LLC in Florida, your deadline for filing your Annual Report is May 1. Here are 7 facts that you need to know to ensure that your corporation or LLC remains compliant in the state of Florida. You Must File an Annual Report Whether Your Business Has Changes or Not While the purpose of the Annual Report is to ensure that the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations has your company’s most updated information, you still have to file the document, even if you have no changes since last year.
If you plan to incorporate in North Carolina or file an LLC there, or already have, there’s a deadline coming up that you need to be aware of. Your Annual Report is due April 15. This document keeps the Secretary of State for North Carolina up to date on your business contact information and ensures that you stay compliant with your business.
If you have incorporated in Georgia, you may not realize that your Annual Report is due on April 1, just around the corner! Here we answer some commonly asked questions about filing that report. What is an Annual Report? Your Annual Report is a document or form you fill out each year that updates the Georgia Secretary of State office on your business, its contact information, and details on the Board members and managers.
Attention, people. If you want to have your company recognized as an S Corporation for the 2015 tax year, we’re coming up on an important deadline. March 16, 2015 is the last day you can opt to convert your C Corp or LLC to an S Corp so that you can take advantage of the tax benefits of an S Corporation for 2015. You’ll need to fill out IRS Form 2553 (or have CorpNet handle it) in order to qualify.
One of the perks of forming a corporation in Texas, Tennessee, or any state, really, is that you have the option of issuing stock. Having stockholders can provide a much-needed cash infusion for your business. Let’s look at what it takes to complete this super simple process.
I get asked a lot: does incorporating my business automatically trademark it? The fact is: being incorporated keeps anyone else in your state from using the name, but it doesn’t protect that name in the other 49 states. For that, you need a federal trademark.
Have you formed a corporation in Delaware or operating your business as a Delaware corporation? You may not realize that your Annual Report is due soon on March 1. Additionally, you will need to pay your annual franchise tax fee. Here’s what you need to know to stay compliant with the state of Delaware.
I’m a Senior Document filing expert here at CorpNet.com, and let me tell you: customers frequently come to me because they want to know how to form an LLC. Now, I’m not sure why, but a lot of new small business owners assume that forming an LLC is a complicated thing. It’s not, actually. But it is one of the best things you can do to protect your personal assets and your business.
If you have formed an LLC in Michigan, you’re in one of a handful of states that have a specific deadline for filing your Annual Report. It’s important that you stay on top of the deadline and get your paperwork turned in on time so that your LLC remains compliant. Here we’ll cover the details you need to know to keep your company in good standing.