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Welcome to the blog for Harbor Business Compliance Corporation. Our passion is helping entrepreneurs choose, set up, and learn how to administer their LLCs, Corporations, and other business structures. We focuses exclusively on business incorporation and compliance, not a wide range of legal services. Please share your questions, comments, and dreams with us!
When you are first starting your business, choosing a name and logo is one of the most exciting steps. This article will give you the background you need and the correct order of events in setting up your business name.… Read more >>
Finding the window of opportunity to start a business isn’t what you think. Most of our clients weren’t handed their window of opportunity. They made it.
Here’s the fantasy:
- You inherit a big wad of start-up capital from a long-lost
Today is Columbus Day, which means today we commemorate Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492. Entrepreneurs reserve a special sort of awe for this day. 400 years later we’re still amazed how he negotiated backing for … Read more >>
When you work for yourself, it’s easy to move on to the The Next Big Thing before taking ample time to reward yourself for your accomplishments. The antidote? A bit of kindness. And maybe some help from the below handy … Read more >>
Every year there is a rock, paper, scissors world championship and every year the same faces make it to the top. How do they consistently make it to the top in a game of chance? And how can you apply … Read more >>
This week we have a special client spotlight on Marilyn Walker of Synergize!, a consulting company that helps other companies hire and retain better employees. Synergize! is located in Lancaster, PA and has built better teams of employees for … Read more >>
Here are my top motivational reads for the week:
“Need a Job, Invent It” – New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman
Health insurance is an area of concern for just about all small business owners. Business owners are facing the rising costs of insuring themselves and their employees. What the future holds under the Affordable Care Act is uncertain.
Find out … Read more >>
The Pennsylvania Department of State has issued a scam warning for solicitations of annual minutes fees. The company responsible for these solicitations, Pennsylvania Corporate Compliance Company, is mailing out official looking notices to Pennsylvania businesses. These notices, titled “… Read more >>
In my previous post, I explained 5 insidious myths surrounding Pennsylvania fictitious names. My position is that fictitious names are rarely the best option for small businesses. In certain cases however, registering a PA fictitious name is justified. … Read more >>
I am often asked how liability insurance is different from limited liability protection. Liability insurance is purchased from an insurance company to cover claims against the business. Business entities such as limited liability companies (LLCs) and corporations provide limited liability … Read more >>
A Pennsylvania fictitious name does not provide liability protection and other important benefits. Most business owners have heard about the pros and cons of different business structures but do not fully understand the implications for their businesses.
Fictitious names are … Read more >>
Co-working has recently become a popular trend as a way for entrepreneurs to share an office with other like-minded individuals. Some entrepreneurs use co-working to get out of their home office one or two days a week, while others use … Read more >>
In my last post, I talked about the importance of building a solid professional team to help you maintain compliance. One of the most important members of this team is an attorney. In an ideal world, you would consult with … Read more >>
I’m sure you’ve heard many times that people are the key to the success of any business. Jim Collins, business expert and author of one of my favorite business books, Good to Great, states the first step to building … Read more >>
Welcome to our new blog!
We’ve decided to create this blog to make useful information available to small business owners and entrepreneurs. Through our blog, you will have an opportunity to post comments and ask our experts questions. We will … Read more >>