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Filing an Amendment – FAQs

July marks the middle of the year and a great time to make changes within your company! This month, we answer all your thought provoking questions about filing an amendment. Q: When do I need to file an amendment? A: Articles of Amendment are required if any of the information included in your incorporation or foreign qualification paperwork changes. For example: Changes to the company name Changes to the Registered Agent Information Company Business Address Director or Member Information Number of Authorized Shares Business Activities of the Company Q: Do I need to notify the state if the [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Ongoing Management and Protection|0 Comments

Professional LLCs – FAQs

Happy June! Summer is fast approaching and with new beginnings, we bring you a new post in our FAQ series! This month, we discuss the Professional LLC, or "PLLC" and the ins and outs of filing them.   Q: What is a PLLC? A: A Professional Limited Liability Company is a special type of LLC that’s designed for licensed professionals, such as accountants, lawyers, and doctors (typically, professions that require a license). Some states do not allow licensed professionals to form an LLC since they don’t want them to escape personal responsibility for professional malpractice by “hiding behind” [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Startup and Launch|0 Comments

Registered Agents – FAQs

Happy May! This month, we will be going over the requirements for being or maintaining a registered agent and what the registered agent does for your business.   Q: What is the purpose of the registered agent? A: The registered agent is the person named to receive important legal and tax documents on behalf of a business in a given state. This includes important mail sent by the state (annual reports or statements), state tax documents, as well as any Notices of Litigation. Virtually all states require corporations, LLCs, LLPs, LPs and nonprofits to appoint a registered agent [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Startup and Launch|0 Comments

Registering a Trademark – FAQs

Happy April! Spring has sprung and this month, we're discussing the ins and outs of trademarking your business name or logo. Q: What is a trademark? A: A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design (or a combination of any of these) that identifies the source of a product or service and distinguishes it from competitors. Q: What can be trademarked? A: Trademark registration can be granted on distinctive names, logos and slogans. You might want to seek a trademark for a product name, company name, company logo, or tagline. For example, “Nike”, the Nike swoosh design, [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Ongoing Management and Protection|0 Comments

Annual Reports – FAQs

Happy March! This month, we're discussing Annual Reports and why they are pertinent to your business. Q: What is an Annual Report? A: Also known as a Statement of Information, the Annual Report essentially keeps the state up to date with your company’s vital information. For example, you may be asked to submit information about directors and officers, and the registered agent and office address of the company, especially if any of this has changed in the last year. In most states, there’s also a small filing fee associated with the report. Q: Do I need to file [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Ongoing Management and Protection|0 Comments

Nellie in the News: February 2017

What a start to 2017! January and now February have flown by and we’re looking forward to a spring filled with lots of sunshine after these rainy past few months. We have been busy in the office on the phones daily helping you incorporate a business, form an LLC, file a DBA and more across all 50 states! Our CEO Nellie Akalp has been busy as always sharing her expertise and knowledge across the blogosphere. Check out her articles and press mentions from February below. Want Nellie to speak at your next event or share her tips on [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Events & Announcements|0 Comments

Nellie in the News – January 2017

Another month has flown by - 2017 is off to a great start for us in the CorpNet office! Our New Year's resolutions are still going strong. How about you? Our CEO, Nellie Akalp has been busy as always in the press letting you know the best ways to start your business and how CorpNet can help! Call us today to incorporate, Form an LLC, file a DBA or for your other business formation needs. Here's a recap of what was published in January! Interviews & press Mentions Small Business Trends - 10 Essential Ingredients of a Successful Business [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Nellie in the News|0 Comments

Business Information Zone (B.I.Z) – FAQs

Welcome January and 2017! With the holidays behind us and a bright new year ahead of us, it is a great time to start a business.  This month, we discuss the ways CorpNet can assist with our Business Information Zone or B.I.Z. in keeping your company in compliance! Q: What is B.I.Z.? A: Think of B.I.Z. as your business’ personal concierge service. Once you sign up, you’ll receive email reminders on tax and compliance alerts. You can also use B.I.Z. to store your business documents, and keep a personalized business profile that tracks important data about your company [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Startup and Launch|0 Comments

Filing an LLC – FAQ

We are excited to bring you another post in our monthly FAQ series! This month, our CEO Nellie Akalp is answering questions about one of the hottest entity types for small businesses - the LLC. What are the requirements of filing an LLC? What are the benefits? Read on to find out! Q: What are the benefits of forming an LLC? A: In an LLC, the owner’s personal assets are shielded from business liabilities just as they would be in a corporation. In addition, the IRS views the LLC as a “disregarded entity.” Thus, an LLC does not [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Startup and Launch|0 Comments

Setting Up a Corporation – FAQ

Happy November! We are excited to bring you another post in our monthly FAQ series! When starting a business, one of the first questions an entrepreneur must ask themselves is, "What entity type should I register?" Here at CorpNet, we are often asked to explain the differences between a C Corporation and an S Corporation, how to file a corporation, and even, "What is a corporation?" In this month's FAQ post, our CEO Nellie Akalp answers all your burning questions about corporations! Q: What is a C Corporation A: A C Corporation is a standard corporation. It is considered a [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Startup and Launch|0 Comments