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“What’s the Difference Between Corporation and Incorporation?” and Other Common Incorporating Questions

By IncNow January 29, 2021
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People often have many questions when it comes to incorporating. Here are a few of the most common: Q: What is the difference between a corporation and incorporation? A: A “corporation” is the business entity itself. “Incorporation” is the act of starting a corporate business entity. A corporation (Inc.), a limited partnership (LP), and a […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Incorporate a Small Business?

By IncNow August 5, 2020
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We often hear these questions from small business owners: What is the cheapest option for incorporating my company? How much does it cost to incorporate? Should I form an LLC? What incorporation fees can I expect? Across all fifty states, Delaware is near the median for incorporation costs. Among the top-tier states such as Florida […]

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What Does Apostille Mean?

By IncNow July 14, 2020

Apostilled documents have a physically-applied gold seal. Most likely, you will need the original sent to you. We can email it followed by Global Priority Mail or send it to you by International FedEx. What Does Apostille Mean, Exactly? An Apostilled Certified Copy from the Secretary of State is required by certain countries which accept […]

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Does a Delaware LLC Have to Pay California Taxes?

By IncNow March 3, 2020
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Looking to form a California LLC? Learn more here. Why forming in Delaware instead of California is better for business. The only ship that doesn’t float is a partnership. Don’t put your personal assets at risk. What are Delaware LLC taxes? Will your Delaware LLC have to pay taxes to both California AND Delaware? What […]

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Small Business Tax Loophole Allows LLC to be Taxed at 15% Rate

By IncNow December 20, 2016
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Can I save money on taxes with a Delaware LLC? Here are ways that a Delaware LLC could save Federal income and employment tax. After forming an LLC, there are three alternative tax regimes. No action is required for the first one, and the other two tax elections can be elected into if you think […]

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What Should I Do After Incorporating?

By IncNow January 8, 2016

How much you should be paying to maintain your LLC and when Do you need to register your company where it is transacting business? Tips to keep your personal and business assets safe Dear IncNow, Thank you for sending the formation documents. We are updating the Operating Agreement and will sign it within a couple weeks. I will […]

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Do I need to register my Delaware LLC where I’m doing business?

By IncNow October 23, 2015

If I form a Delaware LLC, will I need to register it in my home state where I do business?” Dear Customer, A Delaware company can be operated from any state within the United States. The question is whether you will need to file with the other state(s) where you are doing business. The answer is […]

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When I form my Delaware LLC, what add-on services do I need to order?

By IncNow September 28, 2015

IncNow’s Complete and NOW Delaware LLC packages include the documents your LLC will need to get started. In your package of formation documents, you will receive your Certificate of Formation that shows your company has been filed and Operating Agreement, which lays out the agreed-upon terms of the LLC’s operations and its ownership. An LLC […]

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When It Comes to Liability, Don’t Take It Personally: Reincorporate in Delaware with a Delaware LLC Conversion

By IncNow October 27, 2014

Kevlar, a protective fabric in bullet-proof jackets, has saved countless lives of police officers and military personnel. Kevlar is a DuPont fiber product, invented in Delaware. Delaware has another invention with protective properties in its incorporation laws, which have saved countless business owners from creditors who would have pierced the corporate veil had the judgment […]

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Why Do Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Loans require that the Borrower be a Delaware LLC?

By IncNow October 13, 2014

When financing real estate projects over $3,000,000 from across the country, often the best rates are available when Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) loans are used instead of traditional bank financing. We have seen these requests made for a variety of business properties such as storage facilities, student housing, multi-family housing, retail centers and commercial office […]

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Delaware “Just Says No” To Marijuana Inc.

By IncNow September 29, 2014

Delaware may be known for being “business friendly”, but Delaware can be a buzzkill when it comes to blatant “marijuana” business names. The Delaware Secretary of State rejects certain names it administratively determines are not engaged in a “lawful business, purpose or activity.” Delaware does not mind if you want to export entity products, but do […]

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