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New Pennsylvania Annual Report Filing Requirement Impacts Most Organizations

New Pennsylvania Annual Report Filing Requirement Impacts Most Organizations

New Pennsylvania Annual Report Filing Requirement Impacts Most Organizations

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Posted on March 9, 2023, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Beginning January 2025, business entities registered in Pennsylvania must file an annual report with the Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Corporations. The change went into effect on January 2, 2023, with the passage of 2022 Act 122.

This … 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

Shauna DeWolf Joins Harbor Compliance as Nonprofit Compliance Specialist

Shauna DeWolf Joins Harbor Compliance as Nonprofit Compliance Specialist

Shauna DeWolf Joins Harbor Compliance as Nonprofit Compliance Specialist

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Posted on October 22, 2021, by James Gilmer in Company News.

LANCASTER, Pa. October 22, 2021.

Harbor Compliance has announced the hiring of Shauna DeWolf as a Nonprofit Compliance Specialist. Ms. DeWolf brings three decades of experience in nonprofit compliance and education, most recently as a Program and Compliance Specialist with … Read more

Harbor Compliance Announces Acquisition of Labyrinth, Inc.

Harbor Compliance Announces Acquisition of Labyrinth, Inc.

Harbor Compliance Announces Acquisition of Labyrinth, Inc.

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Posted on October 6, 2021, by James Gilmer in Company News.

LANCASTER, Pa. October 6, 2021.

Harbor Compliance announces the acquisition of Labyrinth, Inc., a leading provider of charitable solicitation registration services for the last 32 years. Labyrinth manages state registrations for nonprofits and fundraisers so that they can solicit and … Read more

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

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Posted on September 3, 2021, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Effective July 30, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urges entities with Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) to update the federal records if there has been a change in the responsible party or contact information. Citing security measures, the IRS reminds … Read more

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

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Posted on March 2, 2021, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Registered Agent.

In every state, business entities such as LLCs need to appoint a registered agent when they form or register. The registered agent’s job is to receive service of process at its physical location and forward it to the organization it … Read more

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

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Posted on April 11, 2019, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that beginning May 13, corporate entities will no longer be allowed to use their existing Employer Identification Number (EIN) to obtain an EIN for another entity. Only individuals with tax identification numbers may request … Read more

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Registered Agent

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Registered Agent

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Registered Agent

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Posted on June 11, 2018, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Registered Agent.

When you form a business, start a nonprofit, or register to do business in any state, appointing a registered agent is required. A registered agent is also required for many state licenses. The function of the registered agent is to … Read more

Nevada Changes Business License and Reporting Requirements

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Posted on October 11, 2017, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

The Nevada legislature recently made several changes to licensing and reporting requirements affecting businesses and nonprofits. Following is a brief summary of the changes.

Incorporation Documents

Effective October 1, 2017, Nevada businesses must submit an initial list of officers/directors or … Read more

Iowa Registered Agent Required for Limited Partnerships

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Posted on July 19, 2016, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Effective July 1, 2016, Iowa requires a limited partnership to have a registered agent for service of process. Iowa House Bill 2373 was signed into law by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on April 21, 2016. The bill became effective July … Read more