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The Highlights Of Business Insurance For Multi-State Organizations

The Highlights Of Business Insurance For Multi-State Organizations

The Highlights Of Business Insurance For Multi-State Organizations

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Posted on October 4, 2022, by Mary Duggan Hoeprich in Business Compliance.

As your business continues to grow, so too will its risks. Take the time now to ensure your business insurance fundamentals are strong, so that when your business is ready for the next step, it won’t miss a beat.

What… Read more

State Agencies Experience Ongoing Filing Delays

State Agencies Experience Ongoing Filing Delays

State Agencies Experience Ongoing Filing Delays

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State agencies are continuing to experience significant delays in filing processing times.

Burdened by the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including limited in-person staff, secretary of state offices have struggled to maintain pre-pandemic turnaround times.

Here is a list … Read more

California Temporarily Waives Filing Fees for Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, and Others

California Temporarily Waives Filing Fees for Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, and Others

California Temporarily Waives Filing Fees for Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, and Others

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The California Secretary of State has announced a temporary waiver of filing fees for many new corporations, LLCs, nonprofits, and other organizations. The stated purpose of the waiver is “to encourage business growth in California.” The recent enactment of California’s Read more

When Should I Register a Trademark?

When Should I Register a Trademark?

When Should I Register a Trademark?

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Posted on June 23, 2022, by Jimmy McNamara in Business Compliance.

A common question for entrepreneurs and small businesses is, “When should I register a trademark?”

Let’s look at 5 key points to consider. 

1. First, you should register for a federal trademark when you want to protect the GOOD WILL… Read more

What Triggers a New License Application?

What Triggers a New License Application?

What Triggers a New License Application?

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Posted on June 10, 2022, by Harbor Compliance in Business Compliance.

As your business grows, you may find that you need to make changes that impact your licensing. For example, you may move to a new office, prompting an address change, or you may experience changes in officers or directors. To … Read more

The Differences Between State Licenses and Local Permits

The Differences Between State Licenses and Local Permits

The Differences Between State Licenses and Local Permits

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Posted on May 10, 2022, by Laura Worker in Business Compliance.

If you own or operate an architecture company or an engineering firm, you are likely aware of your state’s licensing requirements. However, certain jobs and services you perform may be subject to additional permitting requirements. 

The primary difference between licenses … Read more

The Importance of Continuing Education for Professional Engineers

The Importance of Continuing Education for Professional Engineers

The Importance of Continuing Education for Professional Engineers

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Posted on April 12, 2022, by Laura Worker in Business Compliance.

Professional engineers are responsible for obtaining continuing education credits, also referred to as professional development hours (PDH), to maintain their licenses. Continuing education ensures firms and their employees are expanding and improving their engineering skills and cultivating new and industry-relevant … Read more

California Secretary of State Temporarily Suspends Filing Operations to Transition Online System

California Secretary of State Temporarily Suspends Filing Operations to Transition Online System

California Secretary of State Temporarily Suspends Filing Operations to Transition Online System

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Posted on March 14, 2022, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Update March 29, 2022: The California Secretary of State has updated its website to announce delays in the new bizfile Online portal will continue at least through April 7, 2022.

Beginning March 11, 2022, the California Secretary of State Business … Read more

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

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Updated March 2022

Annual reports are entity information updates due to the secretary of state on a predetermined, scheduled basis according to the statutes and rules of each state. Business entities, such as LLCs, corporations, and nonprofits, must file annual … Read more

Licensure vs. Certification: What’s the Difference?

Licensure vs. Certification: What’s the Difference?

Licensure vs. Certification: What’s the Difference?

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Posted on March 8, 2022, by Laura Worker in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Every industry has its own demands and requirements to operate a business without interruption. If you own or operate a business in architecture, engineering, or construction, you are likely aware of your licensing requirements. But, are you also aware … Read more

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