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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Dramatically Changed How Businesses approach tax planning, including Business Entity

As we prepare to close down 2018, it’s equally as important to begin preparing for 2019.  With changes made to the U.S. tax code over the past couple of years, business owners are forced to take a closer look at which enti...

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Delaware Division of Corporations Holiday Party-12/14

On Friday, December 14, 2018, an Employee Recognition event is planned for all the employees of the Delaware Division of Corporations. The Division staff will not be available between the hours of 11am and 2pm. Please note the...

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The importance of networking in the paralegal community

In a span of 10 days in mid-October, my colleague and I traveled over 6,600 miles to attend the International Practice Management Association (IPMA) and National Federation Paralegal Association (NFPA) conferences held in Orlando,...

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Transparency and Sustainability Standards Act

Today, October 1, 2018, The Statement of Adoption of Transparency and Sustainability Standards Act becomes effective in Delaware. The act establishes a voluntary system to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibil...

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Secretary of State office closings for the 4th quarter

As we say "good-bye" to the spring and summer seasons, we say "Hello" to autumn and winter. Check out the latest holiday closing calendar for secretary of state offices from October through December. ...

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Electronic and Conformed Signatures with the Secretary of State

I’ve reached a point in my career where I can say “ I remember when...”. As a corporate paralegal, I remember when corporate documents such as certificates of incorporation, dissolutions, mergers and even UCC filings require...

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What is a Certificate of Division?

The State of Delaware recently passed legislation, effective August 1, 2018, that provides for the division of an LLC into two or more separate LLC’s. (Senate Bill 183, ) The Certif...

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Tips to avoid corporate name conflicts with the Secretary of State

IHOP or IHOB? What’s in a name? Plenty if you ask us. ☺ Your corporate name allows you to tell the public who you are. Your name is placed on the formation document (essentially the firm’s birth certificate) which is...

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Secretary of State office closings for the 3rd quarter

Put on the sunscreen and start up the grill!!! Summertime is just around the corner and UCS is ready! See the attached state holiday closing calendar for July through September. ...

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TX Distinguishable Name

On June 1, 2018, Texas implemented a less restrictive standard for determining whether a business entity’s name will be available to domestic and registered foreign business entities. This change affects the following entity t...

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