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Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

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Posted on April 30, 2018, by Harbor Compliance in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

If you’ve received notice from the secretary of state that your corporate entity has been administratively dissolved, you’re not alone, and there’s no need to panic, but it’s definitely time to act. Administrative dissolution can happen for many reasons, and … Read more

Looking for Answers About the New GDPR Data Collection Rules?

Looking for Answers About the New GDPR Data Collection Rules?

Looking for Answers About the New GDPR Data Collection Rules?

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We’ve received many calls from clients asking about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was adopted by the European Parliament in 2016 and is set to take effect May 25, 2018. With expanded protections and a broader territorial scope than … Read more

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?

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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 your … 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

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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

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

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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

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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 that … 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

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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 the … Read more

What Good Standing Really Means

What Good Standing Really Means

What Good Standing Really Means

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Posted on December 7, 2017, by Harbor Compliance 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