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Why Do I Need an EIN for My LLC?

Once you’ve formed your LLC, it’s often a good idea to obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Getting an EIN is an important step in making your business official with tax authorities,...

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Who Pays the Delaware Franchise Tax and How Is It Calculated?

Before we dive in, let’s clear one thing up: A Delaware franchise tax does not mean that you are paying a tax for your franchise. Contrary to the name, this tax doesn’t just apply solely to people...

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50%-80% of Startup Trademarks Are Rejected — How to File Yours Right and 7 Mistakes to Avoid

Yep, you read that right — for one reason or another, more than half of startup trademarks get rejected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (or USPTO for short). If you're busy running your...

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How to Change Your Registered Agent with Incfile

A Registered Agent plays a very important role in your LLC. However, sometimes you may need to change your Registered Agent, or you might wonder whether a Registered Agent service would fit your...

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What Does a Disregarded Entity Mean for LLCs?

Knowing when to form a business and which type of legal business entity to create — such as a sole proprietorship, partnership or disregarded entity LLC — can be a complex decision. Not only is it...

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How to Optimize Tax Preparation Using a Business Tax Calculator

Online business tax calculators are a great starting point for understanding how much tax you’ll need to pay. You have some good options for the best tax calculators to use.

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How to File S Corp Self-Employment Taxes on Your Own

Filing taxes as an S Corporation can be a very effective way to lower the self-employment taxes you pay and could save you thousands of dollars a year. Many types of business owners will benefit...

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Next Steps After Filing a Tax Extension

Tax season can be a demanding time for everyone. As a small business owner, pulling together all the necessary tax documents, reports and receipts on time can be a very stressful task. Sometimes,...

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Need a Physical Address for Your Business?

If you’re an online-only entrepreneur, or you don’t have a brick-and-mortar establishment, then listing a physical address for your business could be extremely useful. While work-from-home business...

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What Tax Forms Do I Need to File as an LLC?

When tax season comes around, many business owners have a lot of questions.