Washington State & City of Seattle Business Licenses

Washington State & City of Seattle Business Licenses

The first $43,000 of revenue is tax-free for small businesses. But in order to reap these rewards, you first have to register your business entity with the Washington Secretary of State.

Operating Agreements and Your LLC

Operating Agreements and Your LLC

An LLC Operating Agreement is an instruction manual that outlines how you will run your business.

Common Federal & State Licenses and Permits Your Business Might Need

Common Federal & State Licenses and Permits Your Business Might Need

Which business licenses and permits are required? It depends on your state, but we share some examples of common ones here.

LLCs can prevent fraud, embezzlement with simple steps

LLCs can prevent fraud, embezzlement with simple steps

Small businesses are often hit harder by fraud and embezzlement than larger companies. According to the American Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, companies with fewer than 100 employees make up

What are “Articles of Incorporation,” and Do I Need Them?

What are “Articles of Incorporation,” and Do I Need Them?

Here are a few frequently asked questions (and answers!) about Articles of Incorporation and Articles of Organization.

How to Maintain Your Real Estate Business with Proper Permits, Licenses, Insurance & Other Legalities

How to Maintain Your Real Estate Business with Proper Permits, Licenses, Insurance & Other Legalities

We’ve gathered a quick checklist for you to follow to ensure you have the right permits, licenses, insurance and other business components.

When & Why Would You Use Incfile’s Business License Research Package Service?

When & Why Would You Use Incfile’s Business License Research Package Service?

Here are a few examples of the kinds of businesses and situations that might benefit from the Incfile Business License Research Package.

A Complete Guide to Understanding EINs

A Complete Guide to Understanding EINs

Many of our customers have been asking questions about their EIN, so here are some guidelines that may help you with your business, too.

How to Trademark a Business Name

How to Trademark a Business Name

The best way to protect yourself and your business is to trademark your business name. A trademark means having the legal ownership and protection rights over a design, logo, name, symbol, word, etc.

Steps to Take Before & After You Get a Washington State Business License

Steps to Take Before & After You Get a Washington State Business License

Information on how you can form your business in Washington state and where you can go to get your business license.