In July 2014, the IRS released Form 1023-EZ in an attempt to reduce a backlog of over 50,000 applications. Upon the form’s debut, there were a lot of questions regarding the form’s effectiveness, how long it would take, etc. … Read more
If your business has registered in the District of Columbia, we have a special compliance announcement!
The Department of Regulatory and Consumer Affairs, informally known as the DCRA, has extended the deadline for DC biennial report filings to May 1, … Read more
Business compliance is a lot like Zen Buddhism.
It takes a certain amount of mental effort to become compliant with state requirements, and it takes an equal amount of focus to learn how to stay in good standing, especially as … Read more
You’ve heard the saying, “Nothing in life is free,” haven’t you?
Many registered agent companies offer “free registered agent service” as part of their marketing strategies, or worse, entice you to sign up for cheap service, and really sock you … Read more
Attention Delaware business owners and corporate counsel: Delaware annual reports and franchise taxes for 2014 are due on March 1, 2015.
The information you provide, and the tax you owe is dependent on the type of entity you run.
LLCs, … Read more
This week, Pennsylvania legislators are voting on an initiative that would change Pennsylvania’s state constitution. And, it has to do with nonprofit property tax exemption – how exciting!
The piece of legislation, called Senate Bill 4, was introduced by local … Read more
On January 1st, 2015, the Arizona state legislature made three big announcements affecting corporate entities. This post will cover: the brand new Arizona benefit corporation, the Arizona Entity Restructuring Act, and new Arizona state forms for corporate filings.
Arizona Benefit … Read more
Congratulations – you’ve thought long and hard, and have come up with the perfect name for your new business! But wait! Before you start purchasing business cards, designing logos, and signing contracts, you need to make sure your name is … Read more
Effective January 1, 2015, there are a number of corporate filing changes in Connecticut, per Public Act 14-154.
First, it is now mandatory for entities to provide an email address on ALL formation documents and annual report forms.
Second, new … Read more
Beginning January 1, 2015, the Corporations Division in Massachusetts is no longer accepting FEIN numbers (federal tax IDs) on business formation documents.
The following notice was posted on the Corporations Division website:
“As of January 1, 2015, the Corporations … Read more