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Coronavirus and Corporate Registrations: Updates

Coronavirus and Corporate Registrations: Updates

Coronavirus and Corporate Registrations: Updates

Posted on March 27, 2020, by John Beck in Business Compliance.

As concern for the spread of the coronavirus grows, state officials have been implementing new measures for the safety of their employees and the public. These rapid response changes are being employed to allow businesses to continue filing the necessary … Read more

How to Use Tech to Keep Your Business Compliant

How to Use Tech to Keep Your Business Compliant

How to Use Tech to Keep Your Business Compliant

Posted on November 27, 2019, by Shelbie Watts in Business Compliance.

Running a business requires an array of moving parts that entrepreneurs must juggle: maintaining employees, increasing profits, and staying compliant so the government doesn’t come after you, to name a few. That last one may not be the most exciting … Read more

Three Ways Licensing Affects Mechanics Lien Rights

Three Ways Licensing Affects Mechanics Lien Rights

Three Ways Licensing Affects Mechanics Lien Rights

Posted on November 25, 2019, by Justin Gitelman in Business Compliance.

This question comes up from time to time, and the truth is that it depends on the state you live in. Simply put: Some states allow you to file a mechanics lien without a construction license, and some states … Read more

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Upgrading Your Registered Agent Service to Save Time and Money

Amanda Yeager
Posted on September 10, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Did you know Harbor Compliance provides nationwide registered agent service? Many multi-state organizations are using a registered agent they settled for, not realizing they have a choice.

When organizations switch to Harbor Compliance, they immediately receive expert service from … Read more

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

How to Get a Certificate of Good Standing

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on August 5, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

Staying on top of state regulatory requirements keeps your organization in good standing. Generally, this includes registering with the secretary of state, filing annual or periodic reports when required, and maintaining an active registered agent. In many states, good standing … Read more

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on June 26, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

Licensing facilitates growth and enables reliable performance. Yet maintaining licensing across a dynamic operational footprint can be challenging. Each state handles licensing differently, with unique requirements, processes, and timelines to navigate.

Having the right information in hand makes this task … Read more

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Betsy Gonzalez

Businesses and nonprofits are generally required to file annual reports in each state where they are registered. These reports keep state authorities up to date on critical information regarding your entity, such as contact information, office locations, and officers and … Read more

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

James Gilmer
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

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on April 2, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

When you’re ready to expand operations into a new state, one of the first tasks you need to tackle is registering your business with the secretary of state, a process known as foreign qualification. Foreign qualification is generally required to … Read more

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on February 25, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Industry News.

“The final state that pushed us over the edge was New Jersey. We felt like if Harbor Compliance could get us through this, we could basically handle anything.”

When opportunity knocks, you want to be able to open the door. … Read more

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