Beware of Fake Compliance Mailings!
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
Your No-Wreck Plan for 2019, With Compliance Checklist
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
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
Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State
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
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
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
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 … Read more
Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks: Resources To Help You Manage Compliance
One of the key responsibilities of officers and board members is ensuring compliant operations. As a result, they have a duty to make a good faith effort to meet all of your regulatory requirements that apply to your activities and … Read more