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Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Posted on April 30, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

If you’ve received notice from the secretary of state that your corporate entity has been administratively dissolved, you’re not alone, and there’s no need to panic, but it’s definitely time to act. Administrative dissolution can happen for many reasons, and … Read more

Doing Business in Another State: What Does It Take?

Doing Business in Another State: What Does It Take?

Doing Business in Another State: What Does It Take?

Posted on April 9, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

When you want to expand your operations beyond your home state of incorporation, one of the first steps you’ll need to complete is registering as an out-of-state or “foreign” entity, a process called foreign qualification. Generally, this involves registering your … Read more

New White Paper Details Engineering Firm License Requirements

Posted on February 27, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

When we talk with engineers about business licensing, they generally think of their Professional Engineer (PE) and Structural Engineer (SE) licenses. We find that engineering professionals are often not aware of the requirements for their firms to be licensed. With … Read more

Harbor Compliance Offers New White Paper and Webinar on Engineer Licensing

New Resources Help Engineering Firms Close License Gaps

Posted on February 22, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Company News.

With National Engineers Week in full swing, Harbor Compliance is releasing a white paper and webinar to address the most common causes of engineering license gaps.

While the path to individual Professional Engineer and Structural Engineer licensing is well established, … Read more

Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

We’re hearing from more and more companies that want to partner with nonprofits in cause marketing campaigns. Also known as commercial co-ventures, these partnerships can help both parties build their brands and enhance their effectiveness. Many prospective co-venturers don’t realize … Read more

Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

In every state where you register a business or nonprofit entity, you must appoint a registered agent to receive legal documents. Of all the tasks required to enter a new state, choosing a registered agent may seem like one of the … Read more

What Good Standing Really Means

What Good Standing Really Means

What Good Standing Really Means

Posted on December 7, 2017, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Demonstrating your organization’s good standing is a normal part of doing business. Whenever you open a bank account, expand into new states, or apply for a license, a certificate of good standing is usually part of the required paperwork. The … Read more

From Pitfall to Profit: The Hidden Potential of Licensing

Harbor Compliance Reveals Path to Returns of 30X ROI and Up

Posted on November 28, 2017, by Betsy Gonzalez in Company News.

Harbor Compliance has published a white paper that shows businesses how to turn a common source of frustration and expense into an asset that yields returns on investment (ROI) of 30X and more. Such returns are not only readily available … Read more

From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

Posted on November 20, 2017, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Industry News.

For companies in highly regulated industries, licensing brings to mind stress, frustration, delays, and expense. Many business leaders aren’t looking for a return on their licensing spend—they’re just hoping to minimize the damages. But regulatory requirements shouldn’t be a drain … Read more

Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

Posted on November 7, 2017, by Betsy Gonzalez in Nonprofit Compliance.

 

November is a big month for renewing charitable solicitation registrations. If your fiscal year ends June 30, your IRS Form 990 is due November 15, along with renewals in 13 states. If you’re on a calendar year, … Read more

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