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Knowledge is power, and the key to running a successful business. Wondering what’s a registered agent? Want to write a business plan but don’t know where to start? Here you can access articles on business and entrepreneurship written by experts in the field.
Although a small business needs to be nimble and agile in today’s challenging global marketplace, the ability to ‘turn on a dime’ is not a smart strategy for achieving long term goals. That’s where a strong business plan comes into play.
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One of the most common questions we receive is “How will my company be taxed?” This answer is based entirely on the type of entity you choose. The three major types of entities are corporations, s-corporations, or Limited Liability Companies.
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Requirements for corporate compliance are in a constant state of flux as a result of changing laws and the actions of a business. Here are some critical areas of compliance you need to consider.
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Are you doing business in multiple states? Stay in Good Standing with our simple, straightforward program. Manage both your registered agent service and Annual Reports in one place.
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State annual fee requirements and filing deadlines vary state by state. Look up any state to obtain the latest data.
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One of the disadvantages of the corporate form is that you are subject to double taxation. The corporation is considered a separate entity from its stockholders and is taxed on its profits.
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US non-residents often form companies in the United States; some companies operate within the US, while others operate entirely outside. For example, many web-based companies are formed in the US even though their owners have no tangible connection to the US other than the registration of their companies.
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There are many advantages to forming an "S" Corporation when starting a business. In fact, many companies elect to be treated by the IRS as S Corporations to take advantage of the "pass-through" aspects of the tax law.
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There are a number of types of business entities. Here's a comparison of each business entity characteristics.
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For a number of reasons Delaware corporations are a known commodity in business circles (particularly banking) and are always well received.
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Nevada has established a strong reputation as a business-friendly state. Developed on the Delaware model, the Business Court in Nevada strives for efficiency and to minimize the risks of commercial litigation.
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Florida enjoys a good reputation for doing business. It is relatively inexpensive to incorporate in Florida and there are no complicated compliance requirements.
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Each state and most countries have their own laws regulating the formation and governing of entities like corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), but most require that these entities have a presence in their selected jurisdiction – either a registered office or a registered agent.
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What Is Cloud Computing and what are the Pros And Cons Of Moving To The Cloud?
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