Selecting a registered agent may feel like a daunting task. With so many service providers available, it may feel like who you select doesn't really matter. But registered agents provide a critical business service and it's important that you select a registered agent who is ready to be your partner in entity management.
Our most cost effective package option is our LLC E-Kit, an all digital package with delivery via email.
This package is priced at $175 and includes all state taxes and fees. Each package includes everything you need to make your business official including a stamped filed copy of your Certificate of Formation, a sample operating agreement and minutes, membership certificates
UCC stands for Universal Commercial Code, a group of acts related to sales and commercial transactions that have been adopted as law in all 50 states. It was established when it became clear that the variations in state laws were posing challenges to businesses and it was necessary to standardize the laws for commercial transactions.
A UCC filing refers to the UCC-1 Financing Statement, a legal document that a lender or creditor files with the secretary of state when they have a security interest in the personal or business property of a debtor.
How Long is a Certificate of Good Standing Good for?
All certificates of good standing may be validated at the Delaware Division of Corporations ink found here for one year from issuance. This means that the requesting party can confirm that it is a legitimate certificate, not a forgery. The date on the certificate means that as of the date of issuance...
Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) are one of most popular entity types - and for good reason. Business owners form LLCs to limit personal liability, enjoy tax benefits, increase legitimacy, and more. Plus, Delaware has fixed annual state franchise taxes regardless of business size or number of members. You can learn more about why Delaware might be right for your business here.
We've all seen it on TV and in movies - someone abruptly hands an envelope to a character and says, "You've been served". It's a dramatic moment that you probably think would never happen to you. But as a business owner, it very well could.
Today we're taking a look at what service of process means, how likely you are to...
One of the most common documents that companies need periodically after they form their entity is a certificate of good standing.
All states offer some form of a certificate of good standing, sometimes called a certificate of status, status certificate, certificate of existence, or certificate of authorization. They are typically issued by the Secretary of State in the state where...
Thinking about starting a non-profit? Non-profits play a pivotal role in our economy and our communities. In fact, according to Urban Center's National Center for Charitable Statistics, the nonprofit sector contributed an estimated $985.4 billion to the US economy in 2015, composing 5.4 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP). [source]
When considering the transition from a sole proprietorship to an LLC, many business owners wonder, "What's the cost?" Businesses often have been operating as sole proprietorships for some time before deciding to form an LLC. Concerns about up-front and ongoing costs sometimes keep business owners from doing so.
One of the most common questions we receive from clients is, "How do I provide proof that my company exists?"
It may seem like a simple question but it's one that causes confusion - and for good reason! The document proving the existence of your company may be called a variety of names dependin...