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Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Betsy Gonzalez

Businesses and nonprofits are generally required to file annual reports in each state where they are registered. These reports keep state authorities up to date on critical information regarding your entity, such as contact information, office locations, and officers and … Read more

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on April 2, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

When you’re ready to expand operations into a new state, one of the first tasks you need to tackle is registering your business with the secretary of state, a process known as foreign qualification. Foreign qualification is generally required to … 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

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

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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Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on September 10, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Nonprofit Compliance.

In each state where your nonprofit is registered, you have numerous ongoing filing obligations, from annual reports to registered agent renewals to charitable solicitation registrations. Each state handles has different forms, deadlines, procedures, and administrative preferences for handling those requirements. … Read more

Forget Sink or Swim — Just Sail

Forget Sink or Swim — Just Sail

Forget Sink or Swim — Just Sail

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on July 6, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

The old saying “sink or swim” feels apt when it comes to navigating government regulations. By the time many of our clients come to us, they feel like they’re drowning in government forms and fine print.

While the paperwork can … Read more

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Betsy Gonzalez
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

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

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

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