Expanding Your Firm
See our services and guides below related to expanding design processional firms into new states.
If you are changing the name of your firm, modifying ownership interests or amending other information in your business filings, LicenseSure can help you prepare and file the required legal documentation.
Some states require businesses to have an in-state Registered Agent, who will accept service of process and receive legal, tax, and corporate governance filings on behalf of the business.
LicenseSure will help you prepare and file the required legal documentation to form a legally-appropriate business entity, be it a professional corporation, limited liability company, corporation, limited liability partnership, or other type of entity.
LicenseSure will help you prepare and file the required legal documentation to qualify your entity to do business outside of your home state.
LicenseSure can retrieve organizational documents, certified copies of filings, Good Standing Certificates, or Certificates of Existence upon request.
Is Your Entity Licensed in Addition to Your Team?
Architects and their practices are highly regulated because of their charge to safeguard life, health, property and the public welfare.
Staying Up to Date with Filings in New York
A paltry $9 could be standing between your business and good standing. Keeping your design professional business up to date can be easy to forget, but consequences can be significant, ranging from disciplinary action to the revocation of your business license.
This morning, I spent some time going through and sorting a stack of papers that had been building up near my desk and that made me think about housekeeping – corporate housekeeping.
How to Convert an Existing New York Professional Corporation into a Design Professional Service Corporation
Contact the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance to obtain a Corporate Tax Search for the PC (takes about 7-10 days).
For Engineers Practicing in North Carolina: Know the Board Rules
In addition to its oversight of licensed engineers in North Carolina,the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Land Surveyors (BELS) also authorizes domestic and foreign business entities that provide engineering services within the state.
Building in New Jersey: What Design Professionals Need to Know
Design professionals are responsible for the life, safety and welfare of people who use buildings, people who drive on roads and bridges, people who take public transportation and people who use parks.
Changes to FLSA Overtime Regulations Effective December 2016: What Employers Need to Know
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has updated the overtime regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), effective as of December 1, 2016.
New York Ushers in Design Professional Stone Age: Geologists Must Comply to New Laws/Regulations
Providing Post-Hurricane Services in Texas, Florida, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
Hurricane season 2017 has resulted in the devastation of numerous areas throughout the United States and engineers will be needed to assess the damage, clean up and rebuild for years to come.