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Top 10 Things We Love About Compliance

Top 10 Things We Love About Compliance

Top 10 Things We Love About Compliance

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on February 11, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

I know what you’re thinking. Regulatory compliance—what’s not to love? How in the world could anyone boil it down to just ten things?

Okay, so maybe that’s a bit optimistic, especially if you haven’t worked with us before. After all, … Read more

Beware of Fake Compliance Mailings!

Beware of Fake Compliance Mailings!

Beware of Fake Compliance Mailings!

Cliff Rampaul
Posted on January 24, 2019, by Cliff Rampaul in Business Compliance, Industry News.

When it comes to government paperwork, everybody’s afraid of getting it wrong. After all, there’s a lot at stake. Being late or submitting incorrect information can land you in serious hot water, and the rules are not exactly easy to … Read more

Are You One Staff Change Away From Disaster? 7 Avoidable Regulatory Risks

Are You One Staff Change Away From Disaster? 7 Avoidable Regulatory Risks

Are You One Staff Change Away From Disaster? 7 Avoidable Regulatory Risks

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on January 16, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

It takes foresight to prepare for a crisis. But it can take even more to foresee the hazards in everyday events.

Changes in staff, for example, are inevitable. Yet many businesses come to us in crisis mode because a key

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Your No-Wreck Plan for 2019, With Compliance Checklist

Your No-Wreck Plan for 2019, With Compliance Checklist

Your No-Wreck Plan for 2019, With Compliance Checklist

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on December 17, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

When learning to ride a bike, kids tend to look at the obstacles they’re most worried about running into. And then they tend to run right into them. Where the eye goes, the bike follows.

Over the past months, you’ve … Read more

Have Business Name, Will Travel: Navigating State Name Requirements

Have Business Name, Will Travel: Navigating State Name Requirements

Have Business Name, Will Travel: Navigating State Name Requirements

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on December 12, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

What’s in a name? When it comes to businesses, a lot more than you might think. From use of surnames to suffixes to punctuation, each state spells out, literally, its own particular set of naming requirements. Businesses that want to … Read more

Information Center: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Compliance

Information Center: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Compliance

Information Center: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Compliance

Betsy Gonzalez

It’s exciting to take on a new challenge and expand your horizons. But it’s a rare person who can get excited about handling the government paperwork that comes along with those ambitious plans—the licenses you need to launch a line

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Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on November 14, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

As organizations grow, what worked in the past doesn’t always fit with present needs or future plans. Maybe it’s a name that no longer adequately describes what they do, or revenue has grown to the point where a new structure … Read more

Spooked by Corporate Licensing? 10 Frightful Filing Traps and How to Avoid Them

Spooked by Corporate Licensing? 10 Frightful Filing Traps and How to Avoid Them

Spooked by Corporate Licensing? 10 Frightful Filing Traps and How to Avoid Them

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

Many of the people at the licensing boards and other authorities we deal with every day work hard to make licensure and corporate filings run smoothly. Still, hidden within the labyrinth of 150,000 licensing agencies, each with its own set … Read more

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on October 1, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

You’ve done your research and laid out your strategy, and the time is looking good for launching your business. So how do you make your vision a reality? Figuring out what steps you need to take and which regulations apply … Read more

Registered Agents and Business Addresses

Registered Agents and Business Addresses

Registered Agents and Business Addresses

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on September 4, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

In every state where your business or nonprofit is registered to operate, you must appoint a registered agent to receive notices of lawsuits and other official state documents for your organization. A registered agent must have a physical address within … Read more

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