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Earlier today we completed several updates to our dedicated private server and have concluded through outside testing that our server is not vulnerable to the heartbleed bug.

We did use the version that had the bug in it, so at some point our server, along with about 70% of the rest of the internet, was vulnerable at one time.

Due to the USA Government shutdown the IRS is closed and not processing new EIN requests. This will create a back log and further delays (from the IRS) once they come back to work. So if you order an un-expedited EIN Retrieval from us you can bet it will take a long while to get it.

We're proud to announce a new secure client area that you should find even easier to use than before. You still have access to the same great features like the Secure Document Vault for keeping corporate docs that we or you upload, and important notices about your LLC or Corporation and our services renewals.

When a business is seeking to take the next step of opportunity one of the best paths to follow can be found with becoming a Delaware company corporation. Delaware represents one of the premier states a business can take advantage of when it comes to seeking the greatest number of benefits for a company. One of the most common mistakes business professionals make is found with the mis-perception that you need to own a business in the state of Delaware in order to take advantage of these opportunities.

The online environment has helped to generate many new opportunities for individuals to take advantages of which were unavailable prior to its advancement. While millions of consumers benefit from the opportunities created through the Internet each day, it has also helped to create many new opportunities for the business environment. Whether you represent a large corporation that has chosen the Internet as its primary venue or represent a small business, the opportunities for either organization are limitless.

When you are working to advance your business it is always important to conduct a certain amount of research before pursuing any new venture. By following this philosophy you will be able to reduce the level of risk your business may be exposed to over time.

When running a successful business one of the primary goals every business owner must focus on is found with reaching the largest volume of their consumer base available.  This is true whether you are running a local business, national business, or an international business.  Having a US presence can be highly beneficial since the country is well known for producing consumers who are active investors.  When you are looking to take full advantage of the opportunities that exist within the United States, it would be advisable to seek

The economic decline which occurred a few years ago helped to inspire the greatest movement for individuals seeking small business opportunities.  For some this was the decision of pursuing a lifelong dream and for others it was the desperation of being unable to find conventional employment.  Whatever your primary reasons were behind creating a small business where many failed, some found great success.&nb

As of Jan 1, 2011 The IRS is now requiring your credit card processor, including PayPal and the like, to report to them how much money you're receiving by accepting credit card, etc. payments they've processed for your business. The figure the IRS asked for is the gross, unadjusted amount, so if you processed $100 in gross receipts, that's the number they are going to send to the IRS, even if you had a $20 chargeback and $15 in fees. At the end of the year the processor will send you a 1099 showing you the total dollar amount that you received through them and that they reported to the IRS.

The IRS has recently made it very clear that the owner(s) of an LLC have to file an income tax return in the USA. This applies to LLCs formed in every State, not just in Delaware, so you can't form in another State thinking this doesn't apply to you.

From the IRS website: http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=98277,00.html
"The federal government does not recognize an LLC as a classification for federal tax purposes. An LLC business entity must file as a corporation, partnership or sole proprietorship tax return."

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