Trade Name Registrations

Trade Name Registrations

Licensing requirements should be checked at the City, County and State levels of government. Trade Names are filed with the Arizona Secretary of State. A Certificate or Affidavit of Trade Name can then be filed with the County Recorder’s office. Local Licensing, Trade Names and DBA’s Licensing requirements for corporations and limited liability companies in Arizona vary according to the businesses pursuit. In addition to […]

Terminology Used in Business Incorporation Laws and Form Documents

Terminology Used in Business Incorporation Laws and Form Documents

If you have read many of our articles pertaining to incorporating a business, forming an LLC, or about limited liability company formation, you may have noticed some unfamiliar terms. All professions have distinct vocabularies for improved communications. The business incorporation field is no different. Without a business law background, terminology used within the clauses of LLC operating agreements, bylaws, resolutions, corporate minutes incorporation and form […]

State Directory of Corporate Filing Offices in USA

State Directory of Corporate Filing Offices in USA

Directory of State Corporate Filing Departments Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware DC Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington Wisconsin West […]

Restriction on Expenditures Placed on Trust

Restriction on Expenditures Placed on Trust

THE “TAX AVOIDING” A-B TRUST The federal government has given every American citizen a one million dollar exemption from the federal estate tax, so if you, or if you and your spouse combined own less than one million dollars in assets, then using an A B Trust will not save you any estate taxes, because you are already exempt. But if the value of a […]

Research and links

Research and links

Supreme Court of Arizona. Legal Forms, Court Directories and Legal Information Arizona Revised Statutes Maricopa County Recorders Office Maricopa County Superior Court case records Pima County Superior Court case records Arizona Superior Court in Pima County Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure / Court Rules Arizona State Bar Arizona Court of Appeals Opinions – Division 1 Arizona Court of Appeals Opinions – Division 2 Code of […]

Company Venue

Selecting the jurisdictional venue for your limited liability company’s formation can seem obvious, but for companies transacting business affairs in more than one state, it is beneficial to analyze each state for the best legal, economic and business climate. Many think that forming a company in Delaware or Nevada is the best choice because so many interstate companies are based there. But a small business […]

Nevada Corporation, LLC Resource Guide

Nevada Corporation, LLC Resource Guide

Nevada LLC and Incorporation Resources Official State of Nevada internet site Office of the Nevada Secretary of State : Information on doing business in Nevada and forming a Nevada business entity. Business Center Commercial Recordings, Business searches, incorporation forms and state fee schedules. NV Business Form Section listing. Contact information page lists addresses, telephone numbers for Divisions at the Capitol in Carson City and Satellite […]

Nevada Corporation and LLC Licensing Agencies

Nevada Corporation and LLC Licensing Agencies

Directory of Nevada State licensing boards: A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P R S T V W A Accountancy Aging, Commission on Agriculture Board of Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors, Board of Examiners Appraisers of Real Estate Apprenticeship Council Architecture Interior Design & Residential Design Boxing Board Athletic Trainers, Nevada State Board of Attorney for Injured […]

California County Clerks and Recorders Offices

California County Clerks and Recorders Offices

Contact the county clerk or recorder where the principal place of business for the company is located about business licenses, fictitious business names, zoning, building and permits. These links will take you to the website for each county in California. Alameda http://www.acgov.org Alpine http://www.alpinecountyca.gov Amador http://www.co.amador.ca.us Butte http://www.buttecounty.net Calaveras calaverasgov.us Colusa www.countyofcolusa.org Contra Costa http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us Del Norte www.co.del-norte.ca.us El Dorado www.edcgov.us/CountyClerk Glenn http://www.countyofglenn.net Humboldt http://co.humboldt.ca.us/ […]

Domestic Protection Trusts

Domestic Protection Trusts

In apparent response to the high-profile use of offshore trusts in the arena of asset protection, several domestic legislatures codified statutes allowing trusts with similar characteristics. In 1997, Alaska and Delaware enacted legislation to permit the settlors of a trust to remain a trust beneficiary, but still obtain spendthrift protection. Proponents of the Alaska and Delaware statutes assert that they offer the same asset protection […]