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Closing Down a Business – The 12 Steps of Corporate Dissolution

You're not the first owner to consider closing down a business and you certainly won't be the last. But it is a big decision and one that should be taken lightly. Regardless of your final decision, you need to prepare yourself for the necessary steps involved in the process. Closing down a business requires a certain process be followed. This process is just as important as the steps required to start a business. I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. ~ Thomas A Edison 12 Effective Steps for Closing Down a Business 1. Admit [...]

Filing an Amendment: 7 FAQs to Keep You in Compliance

This month, we answer all your thought-provoking questions about filing an amendment. July marks the middle of the year and a great time to make changes within your company! When do I need to file an amendment? 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 Do I need to notify the state if the nature of my business changes? [...]

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. What is a PLLC? 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” the personal liability [...]

2017-12-13T14:16:24+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 in [...]

2017-11-28T11:01:40+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |

Registering a Trademark – FAQs

Registering a trademark can feel like a massive undertaking, but it doesn't have to be daunting. We'd like to get you pointed in the right direction, so let's run through some common questions we receive on trademark registrations. What is a trademark? 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. What can be trademarked? Trademark registration can be granted on distinctive names, logos and slogans. You might want to seek a trademark for a product name, [...]

2017-10-04T07:08:16+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

2017-11-08T07:07:03+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Events & Announcements|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

2017-09-08T10:38:41+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: Nellie in the News|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

2017-11-28T10:25:43+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2017-12-28T06:53:33+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |

Setting Up a Corporation – Top FAQs

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 setting up a corporation! Nellie's Top FAQs for Setting Up a Corporation Q: What is a C Corporation A: [...]

2017-09-27T09:20:42+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |

Nellie in the News: October 2016

It's hard to believe October has already come and gone! 2017 is just around the corner and we are here to help you get business-ready for the new year! CorpNet can help you incorporate a business, form an LLC, file a DBA and more across all 50 states. This month, our CEO Nellie Akalp has been busy writing informative articles to help business owners grow and maintain their businesses.  Here are some highlights from the month of October! Want Nellie to speak at your next event or share her tips on your podcast? Contact her today! Interviews & press Mentions [...]

2017-09-08T10:10:02+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Nellie in the News|Tags: , , , |

Nellie in the News: September 2016

Can you believe the month of September has already come to an end? We're fast approaching the end of 2016, and with each ending comes new beginnings! We are here to help you incorporate a business, form an LLC, file a DBA and more across all 50 states. This past month, our CEO Nellie Akalp has been busy appearing and speaking at various events and writing informative articles to help business owners grow and maintain their businesses.  Here are some highlights from the month of September, as well as some upcoming speaking appearances where you can see Nellie in person. Want [...]

2018-02-23T09:45:46+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: Nellie in the News|Tags: , |

Filing a DBA – FAQ

This month in our FAQ series, we tackle the most commonly asked questions about one of the most popular entity types - the DBA. Starting a business can be overwhelming, and one of the first and most important steps is choosing a business entity. A DBA, which stands for "Doing Business As", is also known as a fictitious business name or assumed business name. A sole proprietor can file a DBA in order to operate under their preferred business name, or a DBA can be filed underneath an existing corporation or LLC in order to advertise as or [...]

2017-09-27T08:45:19+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , , , |

Nellie in the News: August 2016

August has come and gone and in just a few days it will be September! That mean’s fall is just around the corner and kids are back in school. With kids back in school, some of you may be getting back to business! We’re standing by ready to help you incorporate a business, form an LLC, file a DBA and more across all 50 states. This past month was filled with some fantastic articles, speaking engagements and press mentions from our CEO Nellie Akalp. Here are some highlights from August and some upcoming speaking appearances where you can see [...]

2017-09-08T10:49:44+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Categories: Events & Announcements|Tags: , , , |

CorpNet Reviews & Inc. 5000 Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that CorpNet.com has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for the second year in a row! Our business reached a 49% growth in the last three years ranking us #4856 on the list. See our Inc. 5000 profile here with more details: http://bit.ly/1TqIwLn We take great pride in being a small business that helps other small business owners succeed. Being recognized on this prestigious list in 2015 and again 2016 shows that we are working as hard as ever and that we are a trusted resource to help you start, grow and [...]

2018-02-22T07:15:37+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Categories: CorpNet Reviews & Customer Stories|

CorpNet FAQs – Business Licenses

As an online legal document filing service that helps entrepreneurs with an array of startup needs, we get asked a ton of questions from our clients about various topics. We decided to start sourcing these questions and create a new blog post series for our readers, as some of you may be wondering the same thing but haven’t found the answer elsewhere. Today we are launching our new FAQ series starting on the topic of business licenses. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions on the popular topic followed by answers from our CEO Nellie Akalp. [...]

2017-12-20T11:10:19+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Startup and Launch|Tags: , , |

Nellie in the News: July 2016

Wow - we’re a few days from August already! Where did the summer go? July has been another busy month for us helping entrepreneurs incorporate a business, form an LLC, file a DBA and more across all 50 states. Our CEO Nellie Akalp has been out and about at events inspiring entrepreneurs to start a business like she did! She also of douse shared more expert tips in a variety of publications and podcasts.  keeping just as busy sharing expert tips and advice across many podcasts and blogs. Here are some highlights from July and upcoming speaking appearances [...]

2016-12-08T15:24:16+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Categories: Nellie in the News|

Why Customers Love Us – CorpNet Reviews

We're back with another month of fantastic 5-star reviews of CorpNet.com services! The summer days are getting hotter, but we have the AC cranked up and we're working hard ensuring happy customers across the board. Here's a look back at some fantastic 5-star reviews of our services these past few weeks. Do you need to incorporate, form an LLC or file a DBA? Check out all of our reviews on TrustPilot and reach out anytime for a free business consultation at 888.449.2638.                                

2016-12-08T15:24:16+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Categories: CorpNet Reviews & Customer Stories|Tags: |

Nellie in the News: June 2016

What an exciting month June was for the CorpNet team! We’ve been hard at work helping entrepreneurs incorporate a business, form an LLC, file a DBA and more across all 50 states. Our CEO Nellie Akalp has been keeping just as busy sharing expert tips and advice across many podcasts and blogs. She is a fantastic resource for anyone starting a business so we definitely recommend you follow her on Twitter for the latest tips! Here are some highlights from June and an upcoming speaking appearance where you can see Nellie in person. Want Nellie to speak at [...]

2017-08-15T13:00:32+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: Nellie in the News|Tags: |

How Outsourcing Can Help Grow Your Business

Small business owners and entrepreneurs wear many hats when building a successful venture. Something our owners know a lot about! Sometimes all of the hats get too heavy and you need to outsource assistance to free up time to focus on your business services or product instead of tedious other tasks. Outsourcing help is beneficial to those starting a business who can't afford to hire new employees. It's so helpful that the outsourcing industry has flourished in the last 15 years from earning $45.6 Billion in 2000 to US$104.6 Billion in 2014, according to global outsourcing. The consistently strong growth of [...]

2018-01-10T11:58:38+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Categories: Ongoing Management and Protection|Tags: |