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What is a Subchapter S Corporation?

What Does Subchapter S Election Mean?


Generally speaking, Subchapter S election means that for federal tax purposes the corporation does not exist.

A general C corporation that has "elected" S corporation status passes earnings and losses through the corporation and is reported on the owners' personal income tax return. This avoids the "double taxation" feature of general businesses and close...

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How to Get Copies of Articles of Incorporation in Delaware

What are the Articles of Incorporation?

When establishing a Delaware entity, the organizational document filed with the Delaware Secretary of State is called a Certificate of Incorporation (Corporate entities) or Certificate of Formation (LLC, Partnerships). From here forward in this article we will only use the term Certificate of Incorporation but note that all details also apply to the Certificate...
How to Decide Which Social Media Platforms to Use for Your Business

How to Decide Which Social Media Platforms to Use for Your Business

Managing and maintaining the social media accounts for your business can be a stressful and unwelcome task for many small business owners. Often small business owners and entrepreneurs make the mistake of thinking they have to be on every platform, or they ignore social media all together. Both of these paths are not ideal and can impact the growth of...
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How Long Does it Take to Form a Delaware LLC?

One of the most common questions clients ask us is, "How long will it take to form an LLC?". Today we're going to explain how the process of forming a Delaware LLC works and how long it takes.

The first step is ordering one of our LLC packages here. Our order forms are designed to be user-friendly but if...
4th of July Hours

4th of July Hours

The Incorporators Ltd. will be closed on Thursday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day. We will reopen on Friday, July 5th at 9am. Any orders placed on July 4th will be processed the next business day. 
We hope you have a safe and happy holiday.
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Delaware Court of Chancery: An Overview

There are many reasons to form your corporation or LLC in Delaware. It's why almost 60% of Fortune 500 companies have made Delaware their business organizations' state of choice.

Delaware's business laws, its Chancery Court with nationally recognized expertise and governmental services make Delaware a corporate haven. Delaware's business entity laws are among the most advanced and flexible in the...
What Our Customers Are Saying

What Our Customers Are Saying

Today we thought we'd take a moment to share some feedback we've gotten from our customers recently. We are proud of our five star Google Reviews rating and our A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Take a look at what our customers are saying:

"Just the most wonderful and comprehensive service. Been using for many years and gets better...
Memorial Day Hours

Memorial Day Hours

The Incorporators Ltd. will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. 

We remember and deeply appreciate the sacrifice that many men and women of our armed forces have made. We keep them and their families in our hearts this weekend and always.

Have a safe and happy weekend. 

7 Reasons to Start a Blog for Your Business

7 Reasons to Start a Blog for Your Business

Have you ever wondered why so many businesses have their own blogs? Businesses blog because there are so many benefits to creating your own content related to your industry. Let's take a look at some of the reasons you might want to start a blog for your business...

Improve your Website's SEO

We put this first because it's probably the...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Delaware

10 Things You Didn't Know About Delaware

Today we decided to venture away from our typical business related content and share a little about the great state of Delaware.

We're obviously fond of Delaware and are often shocked by how little most Americans know about our great state. So let's take a look at some of our favorite fun facts...

1. Delaware has no sales tax, making...

Delaware LLC Annual Franchise Taxes are Due by June 1st

Delaware LLC Annual Franchise Taxes are Due by June 1st

Annual Delaware LLC taxes for the prior year are due on or before June 1st. Failure to pay the required annual taxes by the due date will result in a penalty of $200.00 plus 1.5% interest per month on tax and penalty, and non-payment could also result in loss of the entity charter.

Every Delaware LLC received...
Why You Might Want a Corporate Kit for Your Business

Why You Might Want a Corporate Kit for Your Business

We live in an increasingly digital world. When starting a company, you might feel that it's old-fashioned to want a traditional corporate kit with physical copies of all of your documents. But many of our clients still do! Just as you may keep your family's personal documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.) together in a safe place, it's wise to...