In my previous post, I discussed end of the year compliance activities for small businesses. Running a nonprofit is a different animal altogether. Typically, nonprofit organizations have many more ongoing responsibilities.
Failure to keep up with compliance activities can … Read more
The end of the year is the ideal time to review compliance for your business. For many businesses, this is a time to “catch up” on compliance activities for the year and prepare for next year. Filings also may … Read more
There’s nothing scarier to a small business owner than to find her business does not have adequate liability protection, because she hasn’t properly registered her business with the state.
However, there are thousands, if not millions of solopreneurs, freelancers, and … Read more
Many states offer electronic filing options for business registration. As more states finally move into the 21st century (half-joking, of course), online filing will become the norm, and mailing a filing will become a thing of the past.
As you … Read more
After months of preparation and waiting, you finally receive your IRS Determination Letter! That means the startup process is over, right?
A “determination letter” is official confirmation from the IRS that your 501(c)(3) application has been approved.
With … Read more
Beginning October 8th, the Pennsylvania Department of State is launching online filing services for Pennsylvania professional license holders, corporations, and other business entities.
Online fundraising is a tremendous opportunity for nonprofits of all sizes. These days, any organization with a website can woo donors and compete for scarce funding, wherever it may be hiding.
However, some organizations are just plain better at it. … Read more
Did you know the business structure you select, and the business name you register, affects your startup marketing strategy?
As you expand your business into new states, it is important to have a national registered agent provider for each state you register in. Just as managing operating expenses and estimating ROI is important, hiring a single registered agent company … Read more
Harrisburg Startup Weekend is rapidly approaching!
September 29th, 2014 marks the beginning of Harrisburg Startup Week, seven days dedicated to the passion and development of entrepreneurship in Central Pennsylvania.
The final three days of the week, October 3-5, are … Read more