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How To Register a Texas DBA

How To Register a Texas DBA

A DBA—also known as “doing business as”—serves as a fictitious or alternate name for your business. When you register a DBA in Texas, you can run the business under a name that varies from its legal name. Want to learn more about DBAs in general? Check out our DBA...

Standard Deduction vs Itemized Deduction

Standard Deduction vs Itemized Deduction

Standard Deduction vs Itemized Deduction—What's the Difference? Understanding the difference between the standard deduction and itemized deduction is really fairly simple. Understanding the implications of the difference— how they might matter to your bottom line—is...

Texas LLC 101: How to File a Texas Certificate of Formation

Texas LLC 101: How to File a Texas Certificate of Formation

  https://www.primecorporateservices.com/2022/06/how-to-register-a-texas-dba/In order to form an LLC in Texas, you must file a Certificate of Formation with the state. PRIME Corporate Services has put together a step-by-step guide on completing this process. Need...

How to Form a Michigan LLC

How to Form a Michigan LLC

The great state of Michigan is an attractive home base for your future LLC. To get started on the formation process, there is a five-step task list you need to complete. Whether you choose a college town like Ann Arbor or a booming city like Detroit, Michigan is an...

Registering a Business in Ohio

Registering a Business in Ohio

Registering a Business in Ohio? Here’s Everything You Need to When Starting a New Business in The Buckeye State.  Ohio, a midwestern landmark, is an attractive state to visit and settle down. The state offers urban hubs like Cincinnati and Cleveland, college towns...

Registering a New Business in Michigan

Registering a New Business in Michigan

Starting a Business in Michigan? Here’s Everything You Need to Know When Registering Your Business in the Great Lake State.  Michigan, a midwestern hotspot, is a diverse and enticing state to visit and and a great place to live. The state offers urban hubs like...

Education Tax Credits and Deductions

Education Tax Credits and Deductions

PRIME’s tax experts help you understand how to take advantage of education tax credits and deductions.  If you paid for college in the last year—for yourself, your spouse, or your dependent—you may be able to claim the American opportunity tax credit (AOTC) or the...

Guide to Starting a Business in Pennsylvania

Guide to Starting a Business in Pennsylvania

Registering a New Business in Pennsylvania Starting a Business in Pennsylvania? Here’s Everything You Should Know When Registering Your Business in the Keystone State.  Pennsylvania, a northeastern cultural hub, is home to the Liberty Bell, Hersheypark, and the famous...

Starting a Business in North Carolina—9 Simple Steps

Starting a Business in North Carolina—9 Simple Steps

Registering a New Business in North Carolina Starting a Business in North Carolina? Here’s Everything You Need When Registering Your Business in the Tar Heel State.  North Carolina, an emerging southern hub, is home to one of the greatest sports rivalries, landscapes...

Forming a Business in Georgia

Forming a Business in Georgia

Nine Steps to Forming a New Business in Georgia Starting a Business in Georgia? Here’s Everything You Need to When Registering Your Business in the Peach State.  Georgia, the gem of the south, offers a rich cultural landscape for visitors and residents alike. The...

Understanding Military Tax Benefits

Understanding Military Tax Benefits

The IRS offers several important benefits for members of the US Military. Understanding these military tax benefits can help you keep more of your paycheck.

Get Paid Back for Keeping Employees

Get Paid Back for Keeping Employees

Calling all small businesses affected by COVID-related shutdowns and disruptions – Did you know you may be eligible for 2020 – 2021 employee retention tax credits of up to $26,000 per employee?   For example, if you have five employees at an average credit of...

What Are Tax Loss Carryforwards?

What Are Tax Loss Carryforwards?

Tax loss carryforwards can be a crucial part of your tax strategy, helping you offset future income and decreasing your tax liability.

Five Steps to Form an Ohio LLC

Five Steps to Form an Ohio LLC

Forming an Ohio LLC is relatively easy if you follow our five-step guide. Got questions? PRIME Corporate Services advisors are here to help!

Five Steps to Form a North Carolina LLC

Five Steps to Form a North Carolina LLC

Forming a North Carolina LLC doesn’t have to be complicated. Just review our 5-step guide or reach out to one of our entity formation experts for help.

Five Steps to Form a Pennsylvania LLC

Five Steps to Form a Pennsylvania LLC

Forming a Pennsylvania LLC is easy with PRIME’s 5-step guide. Choose a registered agent, file your Certificate of Organization, and start out strong in the Keystone state.

What’s Going On With the IRS?

What’s Going On With the IRS?

The IRS is struggling to keep up with a major backlog and an onslaught of calls and correspondence. Don’t let your tax return get lost in the mess.

Social Security Benefits May Be Considered Taxable Income by the IRS

Social Security Benefits May Be Considered Taxable Income by the IRS

IRS reminds taxpayers their Social Security benefits may be taxable With the arrival of a new tax season, the IRS has recently issued reminder guidance for taxpayers who receive Social Security benefits. Social Security benefits include survivor benefits, monthly...

Five Steps to Form a Georgia LLC

Five Steps to Form a Georgia LLC

Form a Georgia LLC in five simple steps with the PRIME Corporate Services guide. Our experts are here to help you navigate the Georgia LLC filing process.

Four Steps to Start a Texas LLC

Four Steps to Start a Texas LLC

Read about the 4 important steps to start a Texas LLC in this PRIME Corporate Services guide. File your Texas Certificate of Formation and get started today!

Nine Common Tax Return Mistakes to Avoid

Nine Common Tax Return Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you crushed it in 2021 or your business was slower than you’d like, tax season is looming and it’s important to file right and avoid costly mistakes.

How to Form an Illinois LLC 

How to Form an Illinois LLC 

Planning to form a LLC in Illinois? The state of Illinois has a rich and diverse economy, from its urban business hubs like Chicago to the heartland centers of agriculture and manufacturing, Illinois has much to offer if you are starting a new business.Let PRIME show you how to form an Illinois LLC in three simple steps.

Cost to Form a Texas LLC

Cost to Form a Texas LLC

In the state of Texas, the basic cost of setting up an LLC is $300. This fee is paid to the Texas Department of State when you file your Articles of Organization. But in addition to that $300 filing fee, there are other ancillary fees involved in forming an LLC in...

IRS Update: 2022 Tax Brackets and Inflation Adjustments Are Out

IRS Update: 2022 Tax Brackets and Inflation Adjustments Are Out

How does the recent IRS guidance on inflation adjustments and 2022 tax brackets affect you? On November 10, 2021, the IRS released important new guidance on tax inflation adjustments for the 2022 tax year. This guidance—which includes updated tax brackets, changes...

Cost to Form an LLC in New York

Cost to Form an LLC in New York

Check Out Our Detailed List of LLC Costs in New York Are you looking to register an LLC in New York? You’re likely to have many questions, but money may be your biggest concern. Here, we’ve consolidated all of the costs for you to see just how much it costs to start...

How to File Articles of Organization in Florida

How to File Articles of Organization in Florida

Filing Articles of Organization in Florida is an important step when forming your LLC. In order to form an LLC, you must file Articles of Organization in Florida. PRIME Corporate Services has put together a step-by-step guide on completing this process. Need more...

How to Start a Corporation in Florida

How to Start a Corporation in Florida

Five Steps to Start a Corporation in Florida Are you looking to start a corporation in Florida? Incorporating in the Sunshine State is a manageable process that we can walk you through in five easy steps! Major steps include completing the Certificate of...

Registering an LLC in New York

Registering an LLC in New York

A PRIME Corporate Services Guide Forming an LLC in The Empire State  New York is a thriving and bustling place to be if you are looking to form a new LLC. This state is an ideal place for business owners as opportunity and...

How To Register a DBA In Florida

How To Register a DBA In Florida

A DBA—also known as a “doing business as”—serves as a fictitious or alternate name for your business. Basically, when you register a DBA in Florida, you can run the business under a name which varies from its legal name. Want to learn more about DBAs in general? Check...

Costs to Form a Florida LLC

Costs to Form a Florida LLC

The basic cost of setting up a Florida LLC is $125. This fee is paid to the Florida Department of State when you file your Articles of Organization. But in addition to that $125 filing fee, there are other ancillary fees involved in forming an LLC in Florida. We’ve...

How to Form a Florida LLC 

How to Form a Florida LLC 

In order to form a Florida LLC, there are a series of steps you need to complete. With its warm weather, tourism traffic and world-famous attractions, this is a great place to form your new business.  Follow our thorough guide to help you get your Florida LLC...

How to File California Articles of Organization for an LLC 

How to File California Articles of Organization for an LLC 

In order to form an LLC in California, you must file a California Articles of Organization with the state. PRIME Corporate Services has put together a step-by-step guide on completing this process. Need more help? You can check out our main informational page or reach...

Starting a California Corporation

Starting a California Corporation

Incorporation in California: A six-step guide to starting a corporation in the state of California from PRIME Corporate Services.

How to File a DBA in California 

How to File a DBA in California 

Businesses must file a DBA in California to establish their fictitious business name. A DBA stands for "doing business as" and is used specifically for branding without indicating a business structure. For more information on business structure, visit our main...

What is a Registered Agent?

What is a Registered Agent?

Choosing a registered agent can be one of the more confusing parts of starting an LLC. What is a registered agent? How do you choose a registered agent? Can you change your registered agent? Can you serve as a registered agent for more than one LLC? It may seem...

Five Steps to Start a Business in California

Five Steps to Start a Business in California

A How-To Guide To Opening a Business in The Golden State from PRIME Corporate Services California is known for its warm weather, industry opportunities, and celebrity culture. With so many great attractions, it is no wonder it is the fifth largest economy in the...