Business Licenses

Filing a Statement of Information in Orange County

Filing a Statement of Information in Orange County

There may be no better place to start a small business than Orange County, CA. The fabulous southern California weather and the vibrant communities fully support local businesses. One of the things you will need to do each year or every other year to keep your California corporation or LLC in good standing is to …

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How to File a Statement of Information in Sacramento

How to File a Statement of Information in Sacramento?

Sacramento corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs) are required to file a Statement of Information annually or biennially (every other year).  What is a Statement of Information?  A Statement of Information is California’s version of an annual report. It keeps the Secretary of State updated with information about participants in your company.  To avoid penalty …

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How to File a Statement of Information in Los Angeles

How to File a Statement of Information in Los Angeles

To start a corporation or limited liability company (LLC) in Los Angeles, you must formally register with the state. But this is just the first step.    Within 90 days of filing Articles of Incorporation, you must also file a Statement of Information with the California Secretary of State. This document shows basic information about your …

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How Do I File for a Statement of Information in San Francisco?

How Do I File for a Statement of Information in San Francisco?

If you’re a San Francisco business owner who recently filed Articles of Incorporation with the State of California, congratulations on your new endeavor!  This is an exciting time, but there are still lots of boxes to check, including filing a Statement of Information.  Keep reading to learn more about what it is, which business entities …

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How to Get a Massachusetts Resale Certificate

How to Get a Massachusetts Resale Certificate

When purchasing goods from a business in the state of Massachusetts, the buyer customarily has to pay a sales tax as part of the total purchase price. There are exceptions to this, however. If a business buys goods from another business on a wholesale basis, the transaction will be exempt from the usual sales tax …

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Monthly Sales Projections

How to Figure Out Projected Monthly Sales

To understand the health of your business, you must learn how to project monthly sales. When you have an idea of your projected monthly sales, it helps you detect trends that impact your monthly gross profits and net income. Calculating these amounts accurately will enable you to quickly judge whether you are operating a successful …

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Opening a Business in Hawaii

How to Get a Hawaii Resale Certificate

When you operate a business in Hawaii, you are required to pay general excise taxes on any items you purchase from your vendors and suppliers. You must still pay this tax even when buying inventory items you intend to resell to your customers. The current general excise tax rate is 4%. However, there can be …

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West Virginia Resale Certificate

How to Get a West Virginia Resale Certificate

When you operate a small business in West Virginia where you sell goods and products at retail to customers, it is highly recommended that your business apply for and obtain a West Virginia resale certificate. It does not matter where you operate your business—from a physical location, out of your home, or online—you will want …

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