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delaware corporate franchise taxes

Delaware Corporate Annual Franchise Tax Report
Due by March 1st

Delaware law requires that Delaware corporations be declared void for failure to fully complete the annual report. As a result, all Delaware domestic corporations are required to file an Annual Report and pay any taxes and fees due electronically on or before March 1st.

Every Delaware domestic corporation received notification by letter, which included instructions for electronic filing of the...

certificate of organization vs. articles of incorporation

Articles of Incorporation vs. Certificate of Organization - What's the Difference?

Clients often come to us because they have been asked to provide a document called the "Certificate of Organization". This document is commonly requested by financial institutions during financing or merger related activities. It can also be requested by insurance companies, attorneys, accountants, and more.

This document frequently causes confusion because it has a variety of names, based on the...
types of Delaware partnerships - general partnership vs. limited liability partnership

The Difference Between the Three Types of Partnerships

If you're looking to form a partnership in the state of Delaware, it's important to choose the correct type of partnership for your business needs.

When forming a partnership using our easy online ordering form, you will find that there is a drop down menu with three partnership types to choose from. Let's take a look at each type of...
Series LLCs: Explained

Series LLCs: Explained

What is a Series LLC?


A Delaware series limited liability company is an LLC that essentially acts as an umbrella with other LLC's operating under it.

Series LLCs are a newer entity type and are not available in all states. In fact, Delaware was the first state to make Series LLCs available as an entity type option.

Types of Series LLCs...

the incorporators ltd announces strategic partnership

Universal Registered Agents and The Incorporators, Ltd., Join Forces to Expand Client Services in Delaware

We have some exciting news!  The Incorporators Ltd. is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Universal Registered Agents.

Learn more by viewing the full press release here.

where to hire a freelancer for your small business

5 Places to Hire Freelancers for Your Small Business

At some point in running and growing your business, you'll discover a task that is either outside of your skillset or simply would take you too much time to complete yourself while running your business. This is where you have the option to hire a freelancer to complete the task.

Today there are a number of trusted online marketplaces to...
the incorporators holiday hours

Holiday Hours

In anticipation of the upcoming holidays, we'd like to take a moment to share with you our hours for the coming weeks.

The Incorporators Ltd. will be closed on the following dates:

Tuesday, December 24
Wednesday, December 25 (State Holiday)
Tuesday, December 31
Wednesday, January 1 (State Holiday)

If you are looking to dissolve your corporation or cancel your LLC...

how to change the name of an LLC or corporation

How to Change the Name of Your LLC or Corporation

Changing the name of your LLC or corporation can seem overwhelming. If you've been operating with one name for an extended period of time and wish to change the name of your business, you probably have to change the name in a variety of places like your bank, your insurance company, your social media, etc.

But first, you have to...
how to dissolve delaware corporation

How to Dissolve Your Delaware Corporation

Has the time come to close your corporation? Just as a legal filing was required to start your corporation, you must file a document with your state of jurisdiction to formally dissolve your entity and close your business.

Delaware assesses taxes on all active charters annually on January 1. Taxes and fees are not due until March for Delaware corporations...
the incorporators thanksgiving hours

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Incorporators will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The State of Delaware Division of Corporations is also closed both of these days. 

All orders received will be processed on Monday, December 2nd. 

We hope you have a safe and happy holiday. 

11 Ideas for Businesses You Can Start Today

11 Ideas for Businesses You Can Start Today

There's no need to tell you that most businesses these days don't look like the brick and mortar stores of days gone by. There's more opportunity to make money in alternative and unconventional ways than ever before. It seems everyone's got a side hustle.

What many people don't realize is that they may already have the skills or expertise needed...
how to cancel your delaware llc

How to Cancel Your Delaware LLC

As we approach year-end we wanted to take a moment to go over the steps required to officially cancel your LLC with the state of Delaware.

Delaware assesses taxes on all active charters annually on January 1. While the tax and fees are not due until June for LLC’s (and March for Corporations), the fees are assessed and due...