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EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

James Gilmer
Posted on April 11, 2019, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that beginning May 13, corporate entities will no longer be allowed to use their existing Employer Identification Number (EIN) to obtain an EIN for another entity. Only individuals with tax identification numbers may request … Read more

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions

Betsy Gonzalez
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

Business Name Availability

Business Name Availability

Business Name Availability

James Gilmer
Posted on January 19, 2015, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance.

Congratulations – you’ve thought long and hard, and have come up with the perfect name for your new business! But wait! Before you start purchasing business cards, designing logos, and signing contracts, you need to make sure your name is … Read more

Why the End of Year is Perfect for Starting An LLC

Why the End of Year is Perfect for Starting An LLC

Why the End of Year is Perfect for Starting An LLC

James Gilmer
Posted on December 22, 2014, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance.

Updated January 2019

You’ve made a New Year’s Resolution: this is finally the year you make the jump from sole proprietorship to limited liability company. That’s great, but you’re not the only person with a resolution! In fact, so many … Read more

Are Compliance Requirements Driving Entrepreneurs into Hiding?

Are Compliance Requirements Driving Entrepreneurs into Hiding?

Are Compliance Requirements Driving Entrepreneurs into Hiding?

James Gilmer
Posted on September 12, 2014, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance.

In his recent The Washington Post article, “Where have all the entrepreneurs gone?,” Robert Samuelson discusses the aging of American businesses, and laments that the number of entrepreneurs in this country is shrinking, fast. A nation of go-getters … Read more

Corporation or LLC: What’s the Difference?

Corporation or LLC: What’s the Difference?

Corporation or LLC: What’s the Difference?

James Gilmer
Posted on September 1, 2014, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance.

As you select a legal structure for your business, you may find yourself choosing either the corporation or LLC (limited liability company). These are the two most common legal entities for a new business, and this post will compare them, … Read more

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