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Embassy Closing – China

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Due to emergency facility maintenance, the Washington, DC Embassy of the People’s Republic of China will be closed on Monday, April 25th.  The Embassy is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday the 27th.

Also of note – the Embassy will be closed on Monday, May 2nd (International Workers’ Day) and Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day).  To view a full list of holiday closures for the Chinese Embassy, click here.

If you have questions about or need assistance with document legalizations at the Embassy, please contact us at 202.386.7575, 877.531.1131, or dcorders@incserv.com.

Terri

Terri Hickman is a Senior Client Services Representative in our Washington, DC office.

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Important Change in Processing Times in Florida

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Effective immediately, Florida Secretary of State processing times have changed. All corporate filing submissions that normally have a 24-48 hour processing turnaround time will now have an approximate turnaround time of 1-3 business days. Please keep in mind the Florida Secretary of State does not guarantee this time frame.

UCC work is processed with the Secured Transaction Registry and is remaining unchanged at a turnaround time of 3-5 business days.

If you have any questions or concerns about the change, do not hesitate to contact us.

Thanks for reading,

Gennine

Gennine Cooper is a Marketing Associate in our Dover, Delaware office.

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DC Gov’t Offices Closed April 15th

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All District of Columbia government offices are closed on Friday, April 15th in observance of Emancipation Day. Our Washington, DC office will be open during regular business hours and will be able to provide nationwide assistance and limited services in the District.

The following District services will be available: UCC searches with copy retrieval, lien and court searches, corporate status searches and name availability.

The following District services will not be available: corporate filings, document retrievals, business license services, UCC filings, apostilles and notary certifications.

Federal Agency and Foreign Embassy services are not affected by this closing.

District offices will resume normal business hours on Monday, April 18th.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact our Washington, DC office at 202.386.7575, 877.531.1131 or DCorders@INCserv.com.

Have questions about a specific jurisdiction? IncServ posts a monthly jurisdictional closing blog. In case you missed it, click here.

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DC Biennial Report Deadline Extended!

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We recently reminded you biennial reports would be due by April 1st in Washington, DC. However, the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has recently announced they will be extending this deadline to May 2nd. This extension only applies to the filing of biennial reports. Trade name renewals will remain due on April 1st. For more information, check out the DCRA website here.

As always, if you have questions or need assistance filing, please reach out to us via phone at 202.386.7579 or email to DCorders@incserv.com.

Thanks,

Amanda

Amanda Contreras is the Marketing Manager in our Dover, Delaware office.

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Jurisdictional Closures for April 2016

Please see the list below for this month’s jurisdictional closings. Dates and information are subject to change.

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 Please check out our blog posts throughout the month for any last minute changes or updates from these or any other state or local office.

If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to contact us at 800-346-4646 or via email at info@incserv.com.

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DCRA Penalties

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Just a reminder… you have until February 29th to save on penalties and interest when reinstating your District of Columbia entity.

In case you missed our blog back in December, The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) will waive all penalties and/or interest for revoked companies reinstating in the District of Columbia.  DCRA will also waive the requirement of filing all past due reports, requiring only the most recent report and reinstatement application.

Should you need assistance, please contact a Client Services Representative at 877.531.1131.

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Good Friday Jurisdictional Update

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Reminder

On Friday, March 25th, some jurisdictions will be closed in observance of Good Friday. However, Incserv will be available between the hours of 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (ET).

IncServ has electronic access to many jurisdictions and will be able to perform electronic searches, filings and document retrievals, as such access allows.

If you anticipate special needs after 5:00 PM (ET), please contact Incserv in advance so a Client Services Representative can work with you to ensure your needs are met.

Incserv will resume regular business hours on Monday, March 28th.

Have questions about a specific jurisdiction? IncServ posts a monthly jurisdictional closing blog. In case you missed it click here.

Thanks for reading,

Gennine

Gennine Cooper is a Marketing Associate in our Dover, Delaware office.

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Did you know?

Did you know?

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Here’s an informational fact that you might not know about Nevada. The Nevada Secretary of State’s office requires all foreign corporations to publish an Annual Statement in two Nevada newspaper publications. They require the Annual Statement to be published no later than the end of 3rd month following the close of their fiscal year and then each year after, prior to March 1st.

For more information on Foreign Corporation Publication Requirements in Nevada, click here.

If you have questions or need assistance, do not hesitate to contact us.

Thanks for reading,

Gennine

Gennine Cooper is a Marketing Associate in our Dover, Delaware office.

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DE SOS Cut-Off Times Altered!

DE SOS Cut-Off Times Altered!

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Tomorrow, March 18th the Delaware Secretary of State – Division of Corporations will be holding an Employee Recognition Luncheon. State services will be altered.

All 30 Minute and One-Hour service filings must be received prior to 6:00 PM (ET) and Two-Hour service filings will need to be received prior to 5:00 PM (ET). All other cut-off times will remain unchanged.

We will be able to secure filing dates and times until 10:30 PM (ET).

To meet these deadlines, IncServ must receive all filings AT LEAST 15 MINUTES before the DE SOS corresponding cut-off times.

IncServ will have full-staff available to meet all of your corporate and UCC needs. Contact us via email or call 800.346.4646 (International callers please dial 302.531.0855).

Thanks for reading,

Gennine

Gennine Cooper is a Marketing Associate in our Dover, Delaware office.

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Processing Times Delayed in South Carolina

Processing Times Delayed in South Carolina

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Routine service processing times at the South Carolina Secretary of State have slowed. Routine documents are now taking about 21-28 days. Keep this is in mind if you’re facing a closing or deadline. If you need your filings sooner, you might want to upgrade! If you have questions or need assistance upgrading, do not hesitate to contact us.

Thanks for reading,

Gennine

Gennine Cooper is a Marketing Associate in our Dover, Delaware office.