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
Moving is never fun. And when it’s your nonprofit that’s moving, the process is even more taxing. Failure to change an address or doing so in the wrong way may seem like a simple oversight, but can have significant implications … Read more
Every business must complete its share of regulatory paperwork, from business licenses to annual reports to tax filings. But you don’t have to tie up staff hours doing it. And you don’t have to slow your business to match the … Read more
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
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
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
On January 1st, 2015, the Arizona state legislature made three big announcements affecting corporate entities. This post will cover: the brand new Arizona benefit corporation, the Arizona Entity Restructuring Act, and new Arizona state forms for corporate filings.
Arizona Benefit … Read more
Effective January 1, 2015, there are a number of corporate filing changes in Connecticut, per Public Act 14-154.
First, it is now mandatory for entities to provide an email address on ALL formation documents and annual report forms.
Second, new … Read more
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