As every corporate or small business attorney or CPA is aware, well-maintained minute books are essential for every law-abiding business entity. Both the IRS and the courts are particular about corporate formalities — corporations of all sizes are required to follow them if they want to stay in business and avoid civil or criminal penalties. At Attorneys Corporation Services, Inc., we’ve provided you with a solution for you and your clients: Corporate Record Books.
Interested in forming your client’s new business in Florida? According to the State of Florida, Florida offers an ‘excellent business climate. Every aspect of doing business has been made easy allowing new entrepreneurs to reserve their new company name, incorporate, file required documents, and pay their taxes online.’
Whether you are starting your client’s new business as a corporation or LLC, Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. can help. We can form your client’s new business quickly and efficiently in each of the 50 states, and Florida is no exception.
Forming your client’s LLC? Why not take client service above and beyond by providing them with their own LLC Kit? A customized LLC kit will not only exceed your client’s expectations, but it will simplify the business formation process. At Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. our goal is to provide our clients with top-quality products and quick turnaround times — at a low cost. We recognize that our clients (attorneys, CPAs, and other licensed financial professionals) are meeting tight deadlines and requests set by their clients.
As many of our clients are aware, there are many ways to form a new business. For example, a tech start-up might be interested in an S-Corp for stock-related reasons and a small law firm might prefer the LLC to avoid personal liability. Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. can help you form your client’s LLC or corporation.
No matter the size of the company or the industry it is in, a business owner is required to file a DBA, or Doing Business As, if the business owner is doing business under a name other than his or her legal name.
As many of our clients (attorneys, CPAs and other licensed professionals) are aware, the name of a corporation, LLC, or other business entity must comply with the rules of the applicable state’s corporation division or Secretary of State. Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. can quickly and accurately run a business name availability check for your client’s proposed business in all 50 states.
It is imperative that you run a business name availability check for your client’s new business prior to filling out paperwork. This will not only save you time, but the potential embarrassment of having to go back to your client to tell him all the business cards he ordered must be tossed because his business name is taken.
The Supreme Court came down with its decision regarding the much-debated health care law or “Obamacare.” Many of our customers are small, medium, and large-sized firm owners who will be affected by this decision. As such, we wanted to break down how the Supreme Court’s decision might alter the way you run your office and take care of your employees.
Surprising many, Chief Justice Roberts joined the more liberal Supreme Court members to declare that “the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that certain individuals pay a financial penalty for not obtaining health insurance may reasonably be characterized as a tax.” Further, “because the Constitution permits such a tax, it is not our [the Supreme Court’s] role to forbid it, or to pass upon its wisdom or fairness.”
The California Secretary of State has a number of changes pertaining to corporations and LLCs. In January of 2012, the California Secretary of State changed their Statement of Information forms. According to California law, every for-profit California corporation and every California limited liability company (LLC) must now file a Statement of Information with the California Secretary of State within 90 days of filing the original Articles of Incorporation (or Articles of Organization).
A for-profit corporation must re-file the Statement of Information annually and whenever the corporation: (1) moves, (2) elects new officers, (3) adds or deletes directors, (3) changes the name of its registered agent for service of process, or (4) changes the type of business the corporation (or LLC) is engaged in.
Are you looking to form your client’s new business in Nevada? Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. can help, as we form new businesses in all 50 states. The steps to forming a Nevada LLC are similar with those involved in filing a conventional corporation.
However, doing business as a limited liability company in Nevada involves more than registering an application with the state. You must declare management composition, keep correct records, and designating agents in order to keep your client compliant.
To form an LLC in Nevada on behalf of your client, you will need to:
Tax season is upon us, which means late hours and extra work for many of our clients. At Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. we understand that many of our attorney, CPA, and financial professional clients have been practicing for years and understand the Internal Revenue Code inside and out –and our hats are off to you! But for those of us who could use a little refresher now and then, here are a few tips.
10 tax tips, reminders and planning tools for your business
At Attorneys Corporation Service, Inc. our goal is to provide our clients — attorneys, CPAs, and other licensed professionals — with expedited services and assistance for their business filing and incorporation needs. As many tax preparers know, an Employer Identification Number is essential during tax season. In honor of this busy time, we brought you a list of the IRS’ top tax scams (part 1 of 3). Great info to share with your clients!
Illegal tax scams can lead to significant penalties and possible criminal prosecution. The IRS Criminal Investigation Division works closely with the Department of Justice to shut down scams and prosecute the criminals behind them.
The following is our writeup of the Dirty Dozen tax scams identified by the IRS: