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Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Posted on April 30, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez 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?

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 … Read more

Coordinating 990s and Fundraising Registrations

Coordinating 990s and Fundraising Registrations

Coordinating 990s and Fundraising Registrations

Posted on April 23, 2018, by James Gilmer in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Every year around this time, we hear from nonprofits that are trying to coordinate state charitable solicitation registration renewals and IRS Form 990 filings. For nonprofits running on a calendar year, fundraising registrations are due May 15, which is also … 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?

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 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

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

Posted on March 19, 2018, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Wherever businesses and nonprofits are registered, they are required to file annual reports with the secretary of state to confirm and update basic information about their organization. 

While the reports themselves aren’t terribly complex, it can be difficult to remember … Read more

Nine Ways That Compliance Affects Your Mission and Impact

Nine Ways That Compliance Affects Your Mission and Impact

Nine Ways That Compliance Affects Your Mission and Impact

Posted on March 12, 2018, by Brock Klinger in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Donations and grants are far more than financial transactions. Every dollar you receive is an affirmation, a vote for change, an investment in a shared passion from a like-minded partner. That’s why trust is so important in the nonprofit sector.… 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

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

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