What Is a Certificate of Authority and Why Would You Need One?

What Is a Certificate of Authority and Why Would You Need One?

Your business is growing. Opportunity is calling and it’s now time to expand your company’s presence and operations beyond your “home” state where you initially registered your business. For some, these

What Does It Mean to Be a “Foreign” Corporation?

What Does It Mean to Be a “Foreign” Corporation?

Your small business may evolve into a foreign corporation. But what does that mean, and how can you achieve that status? Read on to find out.

Can Incfile Help Your Friend or Relative in Another Country Open an LLC?

Can Incfile Help Your Friend or Relative in Another Country Open an LLC?

While it is possible for your friend or relative in a foreign country to start an LLC, there are several restrictions and special requirements for foreign business owners who want to start a business in the U.S.

Are Non-U.S. Residents Allowed to Own a Corporation or LLC?

Are Non-U.S. Residents Allowed to Own a Corporation or LLC?

Are Non-U.S. Residents Allowed to Own a Corporation or LLC? The short answer is “it depends”. Corporations are required to be owned by citizens or resident aliens. This is because

The Bicoastal Entrepreneur: Running a Business in Multiple States​

The Bicoastal Entrepreneur: Running a Business in Multiple States​

With all the virtual communication tools making it easy to work from just about anywhere, you may be doing business in multiple states.

Need to Understand Foreign vs. Domestic LLCs? We Have You Covered.

Need to Understand Foreign vs. Domestic LLCs? We Have You Covered.

Let’s say you are a non-United States citizen who is looking to form an LLC in the U.S. We've got you covered on everything involving the difference between foreign, domestic and international LLCs.