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Harbor Compliance Releases Ultimate Guide to Foreign Qualification

Amanda Yeager
Posted on April 2, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Company News.

Details Registration Requirements for Businesses and Nonprofits

This week Harbor Compliance released Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide, a reference to help businesses and nonprofits expand beyond their states of formation.

Whenever organizations want to expand to new states, they … 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

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on February 25, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Industry News.

“The final state that pushed us over the edge was New Jersey. We felt like if Harbor Compliance could get us through this, we could basically handle anything.”

When opportunity knocks, you want to be able to open the door. … Read more

Have Business Name, Will Travel: Navigating State Name Requirements

Have Business Name, Will Travel: Navigating State Name Requirements

Have Business Name, Will Travel: Navigating State Name Requirements

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on December 12, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

What’s in a name? When it comes to businesses, a lot more than you might think. From use of surnames to suffixes to punctuation, each state spells out, literally, its own particular set of naming requirements. Businesses that want to … 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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Certificate of Good Standing: What’s in a Name?

Certificate of Good Standing: What’s in a Name?

Certificate of Good Standing: What’s in a Name?

Reagan Lehman
Posted on July 16, 2018, by Reagan Lehman in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Certificate of good standing, certificate of existence, certificate of status: states call them by different names, which can cause a bit of confusion for people who don’t work with them all day. In fact, one of our specialists recently ran … 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?

Betsy Gonzalez
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 … Read more

Pennsylvania Releases New Foreign Registration Statement

Pennsylvania Releases New Foreign Registration Statement

Pennsylvania Releases New Foreign Registration Statement

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

As of July 1, 2015, Pennsylvania released a new “Foreign Registration Statement,” for immediate use with all entities, and it simplifies choosing the right state form.

The Foreign Registration Statement, Form DSCB:15-412, which we have linked to here, will … Read more

Montana No Longer Requires Certificates of Existence

Montana No Longer Requires Certificates of Existence

Montana No Longer Requires Certificates of Existence

James Gilmer
Posted on April 8, 2015, by James Gilmer in Industry News.

On February 18, 2015, the state of Montana passed Senate Bill No. 35, which eliminates the Certificate of Existence requirement for foreign business entities. Instead, businesses qualifying in Montana will affirm “a statement that the foreign corporation has complied … Read more

When to Foreign Qualify Your Business

When to Foreign Qualify Your Business

When to Foreign Qualify Your Business

James Gilmer
Posted on September 16, 2014, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance.

As your business grows, and you wish to do business outside your home state, you will need to know when to foreign qualify your business. This post discuss possible reasons to foreign qualify, and will help you understand when this … Read more

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