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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

Updated March 2022

Annual reports are entity information updates due to the secretary of state on a predetermined, scheduled basis according to the statutes and rules of each state. Business entities, such as LLCs, corporations, and nonprofits, must file annual … Read more

5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business

5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business

5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business

Posted on February 8, 2022, by Laura Worker in Business Compliance.

Different industries come with various inherent risks. Businesses in engineering and architecture are typically more dangerous for employees and third parties because of the equipment used and the types of projects being completed. You need to have the right insurance … Read more

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Conversion & Domestication: Changing an Entity’s Structure or Home State

Posted on November 14, 2018, by Harbor Compliance in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Posted on October 8, 2018, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Get a Better Return on Your Investment in Compliance

Get a Better Return on Your Investment in Compliance

Get a Better Return on Your Investment in Compliance

Posted on June 25, 2018, by admin in Business Compliance.

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

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

Reinstating an Administratively Dissolved Entity

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

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?

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

Arizona Benefit Corporation & Entity Restructuring Act

Arizona Benefit Corporation & Entity Restructuring Act

Arizona Benefit Corporation & Entity Restructuring Act

Posted on January 20, 2015, by James Gilmer in Industry News.

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

2015 Corporate Filing Changes in Connecticut

Posted on January 9, 2015, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

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

Corporation or LLC: What’s the Difference?

Corporation or LLC: What’s the Difference?

Corporation or LLC: What’s the Difference?

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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