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Doing Business in Other States - Foreign Qualification

Registering to do business in another state is important when incorporating. Learn about the foreign qualification process and requirements.


What is DBA & When to File One For Your Business

Learn about what is a DBA (doing business as) filing, its benefits, when you should file for your business, how to file, required notifications, and much more. Let BizFilings help you with a DBA for your small business.


How to Select Business Insurance

Selecting the right business insurance is key to protecting your company. Learn about business insurance types, limits, deductibles and exclusions.


How to Build Business Credit for a Small Business

Follow these 8 steps to establish credit for your company and position your small business for favorable terms and rates.


5 Year-End Business Responsibilities

As the year ends, there are five year-end business responsibilities to double check to avoid costly fines & penalties. Use this checklist to be ready for the new year.


How to Move Your Business, LLC or Corporation to Another State

Learn the legal choices and requirements when you move an LLC or corporation to another state, relocating a formal business entity. Let BizFilings guide you.


How to End Your Business | Business Dissolution

Learn how to end a business, LLC or corporation including state and federal requirements as well as notification of creditors.


The Value of Your Business Domain Name

Understand the importance of selecting an appropriate internet domain name or web address for your business.


Top 3 Tips for Building a Company Website

Learn the top three things to keep in mind when building your company website.


How to Use Twitter for Business

Learn to use Twitter for business. Our Twitter Beginner-s Guide teaches you how to get started.


Should You Dissolve Your Nonprofit Organization?

Changes in the economy and our neighborhoods can create financial challenges for nonprofit organizations. Thinking of dissolving your nonprofit? Learn more.


Protecting Your Assets Requires More than Great Insurance Coverage

Business and personal asset protection require not only insurance coverage, but also limited liability protection from formal company formation as an LLC or corporation, and financial management.


Microloan Basics for Small Businesses

Although U.S. entrepreneurs might associate microfinance with developing economies, microloans are an increasingly critical source of funding for domestic small businesses.


Asset Strategies

Articles on asset strategies that protect the company and individual when running a business.


Government Contracting

Articles on obtaining government contracts when running a business.


Fraud Protection

Articles on protecting your business from fraud.


What is a Trademark?

What is a trademark? Trademark is one of three legal terms used to describe -intellectual property.- The others are patent and copyright.


When to Register a Trademark for Your Business

Understanding protection, advantages and use of registered trademarks.


Understanding Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

Protect your business name and identity by understanding how to patent a name, search and apply for patents, trademarks and copyrights.


Exit Strategies

Articles on ending or selling a business.


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