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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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How Do I File a Statement of Information in California

How Do I File a Statement of Information in California?

If you conduct business in California and operate as either a corporation or an LLC (Limited Liability Company), you will need to file a statement of information with the state either annually or bi-annually. If you fail to file on time, there are penalties, and the state could even suspend or cancel your business license. …

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What Is a Statement of Information?

Operating a business requires providing certain information and filing this information with your state regularly. One such requirement is submitting a statement of information, either annually or every other year, depending on your state’s requirements and the type of business. A statement of information provides a detailed overview of an organization’s operations, financial status, and …

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What Is Required on a Statement of Information Form?

Corporations, LLCs (Limited Liability Companies), and other types of nonprofit, development, and cooperative businesses are required to file a statement of information with the Secretary of State’s office for your particular state.   What is a statement of information? A statement of information is a form filled out initially when starting a corporation or LLC …

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What Happens if I Don’t File a CA Statement of Information

What Happens if I Don’t File a CA Statement of Information?

All LLCs, corporations, and nonprofit organizations are required to file a Statement of Information with the California Secretary of State. Corporations must file annually, while LLCs and nonprofit organizations must file bi-annually.   What is a California Business Statement of Information? A California Business Statement of Information is the business’s or nonprofit’s annual or bi-annual …

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Filing a Statement of Information in California

How Often Do I Have to File a Statement of Information in California?

Businesses operating in California as an LLC (Limited Liability Company) or a corporation must file a statement of information with the Secretary of State. Failing to do so will result in the business being fined. The Secretary of State can also suspend or cancel your business license to conduct business legally in California. As you …

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