Step 2 of the Business Cycle: Complying with Ongoing Responsibilities


You’ve built an expansive company, but what about the ongoing compliance requirements? If you have a business that is growing, make sure to follow our guidelines ensure that your company remains compliant throughout the life of your entity.

Tips for complying with ongoing responsibilities 

  • File Annual Report
  • File and Pay Franchise Tax
  • File Federal and State Tax Returns
  • Renew Business Licenses and Permits
  • Renew Assumed Name or DBA Registration
  • Independent Director or Corporate Staffing (if needed)

Tips for changing entity structure

  • Conduct name availability check (if changing name)
  • File name reservation/registration (Corp.) or Articles of Organization (LLC)
  • File application for conversion (if changing entity type)

Tips for changing Registered Agent

  • Changing your Registered Agent? File Notice of Change of Agent

Tips for proving corporate existence for business transactions

  • Obtain certificate of Good Standing
  • Obtain Apostille (if required for foreign country business transactions)
  • Obtain certified copy of Formation Documents

When growing your business, focusing on the ongoing compliance requirements can we daunting. Trust the experts at CORPSMART™ to walk you through the process. We will handle your ongoing filings with ease and act as a source for your business compliance questions. Contact the CORPSMART™ team at 800-737-8009 or via email at


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