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Doing Business in Another State: What Does It Take?

Doing Business in Another State: What Does It Take?

Doing Business in Another State: What Does It Take?

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on April 9, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

 

When you want to expand your operations beyond your home state of incorporation, one of the first steps you’ll need to complete is registering as an out-of-state or “foreign” entity, a process called foreign qualification. Generally, this involves registering … Read more

Webinar: How to License Your Company In Your Home State and Beyond

Webinar: How to License Your Company In Your Home State and Beyond

Webinar: How to License Your Company In Your Home State and Beyond

Reagan Lehman
Posted on March 26, 2018, by Reagan Lehman in Business Compliance.

In regulated industries, where licenses are required to practice, companies have many layers of regulation to manage. There are corporate filings and registrations with the secretary of state, which are required to maintain good standing. Then there are professional licenses, … Read more

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on March 19, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

 

Wherever businesses and nonprofits are registered, they are required to file reports with the secretary of state to confirm basic information about their organization. The reports themselves are not all that complex, designed simply to ensure that states have … Read more

Want to Earn More Business? Licensing Is Key

Want to Earn More Business? Licensing Is Key

Want to Earn More Business? Licensing Is Key

Posted on March 6, 2018, by admin in Business Compliance.

When we think of growth, we tend to think of winning new projects and new clients. Another viable strategy is to capture additional revenue from your existing clients. You can add revenue from existing clients by expanding geographically and diversifying … Read more

New White Paper Details Engineering Firm License Requirements

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on February 27, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

When we talk with engineers about business licensing, they generally think of their Professional Engineer (PE) and Structural Engineer (SE) licenses. We find that engineering professionals are often not aware of the requirements for their firms to be licensed. With … Read more

Insurance for Architects and Engineers

Insurance for Architects and Engineers

Insurance for Architects and Engineers

Posted on February 19, 2018, by CoverWallet in Business Compliance.

As an engineer or architect, your everyday responsibilities involve design and ensuring that your work product will perform correctly. You create what may not have existed before, you solve problems, and you maintain elaborate tools. With so much attention focused … Read more

Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

Betsy Gonzalez

We’re hearing from more and more companies that want to partner with nonprofits in cause marketing campaigns. Also known as commercial co-ventures, these partnerships can help both parties build their brands and enhance their effectiveness. Many prospective co-venturers don’t realize … Read more

Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on January 15, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

In every state where you register a business or nonprofit entity, you must appoint a registered agent to receive legal documents. Of all the tasks required to enter a new state, choosing a registered agent may seem like one of … Read more

What Good Standing Really Means

What Good Standing Really Means

What Good Standing Really Means

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on December 7, 2017, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Demonstrating your organization’s good standing is a normal part of doing business. Whenever you open a bank account, expand into new states, or apply for a license, a certificate of good standing is usually part of the required paperwork. The … Read more

From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on November 20, 2017, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Industry News.

For companies in highly regulated industries, licensing brings to mind stress, frustration, delays, and expense. Many business leaders aren’t looking for a return on their licensing spend—they’re just hoping to minimize the damages. But regulatory requirements shouldn’t be a drain … Read more

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