Amanda Beren

About Amanda Beren

Amanda Beren has worked for CorpNet and the Akalps’ prior business incorporation service for almost 15 years. She started working for CorpNet at age 19. As a Senior Document filing expert, as well as a 50 State Business Filings Expert, Amanda is responsible for processing documents, making sure the business filings are done correctly and efficiently and creating a complete and current document library and order fulfillment process. Amanda is mother to a beautiful daughter named Holly, and has a fat cat named Rocky.

Florida LLC Articles of Organization

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.

2017-09-27T09:28:03-07:00 July 16th, 2015|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , |

Registered Agent: What is It and Why Do I Need One?

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.

2017-11-28T10:53:59-07:00 July 13th, 2015|Categories: Startup and Launch|

How to Become an LLC for Under $200

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.

2018-02-23T09:42:57-07:00 June 10th, 2015|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: |

Florida LLC Fees and What You Need to Know

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.

2017-11-21T04:24:00-07:00 May 6th, 2015|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , |

Businesses Incorporated in Texas Need to Fill Out an Annual Report By May 15

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.

2018-02-23T07:09:14-07:00 April 24th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , |

Florida Annual Report: 7 Things You Must Know

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.

2017-11-21T04:00:58-07:00 April 10th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |

Incorporated in North Carolina? There’s an Important Deadline You Need to Know About

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.

2018-02-23T07:24:32-07:00 March 20th, 2015|Categories: Startup and Launch|

Georgia Annual Report: You’ve Got Questions; We’ve Got Answers

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.

2017-11-09T05:29:58-07:00 March 13th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |

2015 S Corporation Deadline: What You Need to Know

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.

2017-11-09T05:40:05-07:00 March 4th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , |

How to Form a Corporation: The Lowdown on Issuing Corporate Stock

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.

2017-11-15T14:17:54-07:00 February 27th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |

How to File a Delaware Corporation Annual Report

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.

2017-09-27T09:09:26-07:00 February 12th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |

How to Create an LLC

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.

2017-12-06T08:10:06-07:00 February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: |

Michigan LLC Annual Report: Understanding Deadlines and Filing Requirements

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.

2017-12-13T14:35:19-07:00 January 29th, 2015|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |