Hiring your first employee is exciting. It means your business is growing and you need someone with special skills to help take it further.
Hiring employees can make a world of difference when it comes to eliminating your stress and streamlining operations and understanding employment taxes
You’re not the first owner to consider closing down a business and you certainly won’t be the last. But it is a big decision and one that should be taken lightly. Regardless of your final decision, you need to prepare yourself for the necessary steps involved in the process.
Closing down a business requires a certain process be followed. This process is just as important as the steps required to start a business.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ~ Thomas A Edison
12 Effective Steps for Closing Down […]
This month, we answer all your thought-provoking questions about filing an amendment. July marks the middle of the year and a great time to make changes within your company!
When do I need to file an amendment?
- Changes to the company name
- Changes to the Registered Agent Information
- Company Business Address
- Director or Member Information
- Number of Authorized Shares
- Business Activities of the Company
Do I need to notify the state if […]
Happy June! Summer is fast approaching and with new beginnings, we bring you a new post in our FAQ series! This month, we discuss the Professional LLC, or “PLLC” and the ins and outs of filing them.
What is a PLLC?
A Professional Limited Liability Company is a special type of LLC that’s designed for licensed professionals, such as accountants, lawyers, and doctors (typically, professions that require a license). Some states do not allow licensed professionals to form an LLC since they don’t want them to escape personal responsibility for professional malpractice by […]
Happy May! This month, we will be going over the requirements for being or maintaining a registered agent and what the registered agent does for your business.
Q: What is the purpose of the registered agent?
A: The registered agent is the person named to receive important legal and tax documents on behalf of a business in a given state. This includes important mail sent by the state (annual reports or statements), state tax documents, as well as any Notices of Litigation. Virtually all states require corporations, LLCs, LLPs, LPs and […]
Registering a trademark can feel like a massive undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be daunting. We’d like to get you pointed in the right direction, so let’s run through some common questions we receive on trademark registrations.
What is a trademark?
A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design (or a combination of any of these) that identifies the source of a product or service and distinguishes it from competitors.
What can be trademarked?
Trademark registration can be granted on distinctive names, logos and slogans. You might want to seek a trademark for […]
What a start to 2017! January and now February have flown by and we’re looking forward to a spring filled with lots of sunshine after these rainy past few months.
Our CEO Nellie Akalp has been busy as always sharing her expertise and knowledge across the blogosphere. Check out her articles and press mentions from February below.
Want Nellie to speak at your next […]
Another month has flown by – 2017 is off to a great start for us in the CorpNet office! Our New Year’s resolutions are still going strong. How about you?
Our CEO, Nellie Akalp has been busy as always in the press letting you know the best ways to start your business and how CorpNet can help! Call us today to incorporate, Form an LLC, file a DBA or for your other business formation needs.
Here’s a recap of what was published in January!
Interviews & press Mentions
Small Business Trends – […]
Welcome January and 2017! With the holidays behind us and a bright new year ahead of us, it is a great time to start a business. This month, we discuss the ways CorpNet can assist with our Business Information Zone or B.I.Z. in keeping your company in compliance!
Q: What is B.I.Z.?
A: Think of B.I.Z. as your business’ personal concierge service. Once you sign up, you’ll receive email reminders on tax and compliance alerts. You can also use B.I.Z. to store your business documents, and keep a personalized business profile that tracks […]