Solutions for Corporations

Handling the compliance and risk management activities of a large corporation is a complex job. Specific requirements vary by state and country, so every transaction demands meticulous research and careful planning. CLAS understands the challenges you face and we offer a full suite of corporate services to support you.

For over 35 years, the corporate experts at CLAS have been making it easier for corporations to satisfy compliance requirements, coordinate mergers, acquisitions and foreign qualifications and terminate entities.

Corporate Compliance and Entity Management Solutions

There are a number of statutory requirements that must be satisfied to keep each of your company’s entities in good standing. Our Service Representatives have a detailed understanding of statutory requirements and a vast network of local agents to help expedite processing, eliminate rejected filings and keep your business running smoothly.

Our Products and Services Include:

Annual Report Management

With only a few exceptions, every corporation, non-profit corporation, limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership (LP) and limited liability partnership (LLP) is required to file an Annual Report in every state where it is authorized to do business.  Entities that miss an Annual Report deadline face severe consequences that can include a loss of good standing, an inability to enter into or enforce contracts, difficulty in securing financing and even administrative dissolution.

 Safeguard the good standing of your entities! Join the thousands of businesses who trust their annual report management to CLAS. Sign up for Annual Report Management through CLAS and we will:

  • Monitor All State Requirements for Annual Report Filings
  • Track Annual Report Due Dates
  • Prepare Filing Forms and Collect Signatures
  • Submit Filing Forms and Fees
  • Return Proof of Filing
  • Provide Package Discount Pricing

On Time, Every Time. Annual Report Management by CLAS Information Services.

FREE COMPLIANCE REPORT: Not sure if you missed an Annual Report deadline for one or more of your entities? Contact CLAS today to request a free compliance report that will provide a nationwide overview of all of your entities and their status. Out of compliance? We can then work with you to submit payment to the state and bring your entire portfolio back into compliance.

Registered Agent Representation

A responsible, skilled Registered Agent is vital to the success of any business. Mishandling of a critical legal or tax document can have serious consequences such as loss of good standing or the entry of a default judgment.

Backed by a worldwide network of experienced local agents, CLAS specializes in providing Registered Agent representation in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and many foreign jurisdictions. With over one million Service of Process (SOP) deliveries to date, you can trust CLAS’s network to handle all of your important documents with care and reliability.

Work with CLAS Information Services as your Registered Agent service provider and enjoy:

  • Flexible SOP Handling Options: Choose no-charge Federal Express or electronic delivery through our SOP imaging system, FirstServe™
  • Online Tools and Resources: Secure online portal with SOP database, tax calendar, forms library, reference guides , filing charts and more
  • Free Entity Monitoring: Timely emailed compliance notifications to alert you to changes in the status of your entities

FREE CHANGE OF AGENT: Choose CLAS as your new Registered Agent service provider and we will complete and file the necessary forms and even absorb all of the statutory fees related to the change of agent.

Competitively priced; multiple unit discounts available. Please contact CLAS for details.

Entity Pro® Entity Management System

Managing multiple entities across many jurisdictions can be a challenge. The Entity Pro® Entity Management System brings all of your corporate compliance and recordkeeping activities into a single, secure online application – streamlining your internal processes and making it easier to satisfy statutory requirements.

The Entity Pro® Entity Management System Includes:

  • Entity Information
  • Jurisdictions
  • Personnel
  • Contacts
  • Non-Managed Entities
  • Stock and Ownership
  • Stock Certificate Creation
  • Calendar with Email Notification
  • Consents and Resolutions Creation
  • Automatic Form Population
  • Searchable Document Repository
  • Customized On-Demand Reports

Merger, Acquisition and Qualification Support Services

When the time comes to expand, it’s important to work with a service provider you trust – mistakes now can cause big problems for the business down the road. Whether participating in a merger, acquiring another company or qualifying to transact business in another state or country, you can rely on CLAS to deliver quickly, accurately and on budget.

Our Business Expansion Services Include:

  • Name Availability Check/Name Reservation
  • Document Drafting/Preparation
  • Filing of Qualification/Registration Documents
  • Good Standing/Status Certificates
  • Corporate Document Retrieval
  • Due Diligence Searches
  • Registered Agent Representation
  • Business License Services
  • Trademark/Service Mark Research
  • Assumed/Fictitious Business Name Services
  • Corporate and LLC Kits/Minute Books

Expanding into a location outside of the United States? CLAS can assist you with:

  • Apostille/Legalization/Authentication
  • International/Offshore Business Formation
  • Registered Office and Company Secretarial Services

Terminating an Entity

When terminating an entity, it is essential to file formal dissolution or withdrawal paperwork to avoid taxes, penalties and continued liability for individuals associated with the entity. The corporate filing experts at CLAS have the experience, knowledge and resources to cut through the red tape and facilitate a smooth dissolution.

Our Dissolution and Withdrawal Services Include:

  • Document Drafting/Preparation
  • Filing of Dissolution/Withdrawal Documents
  • Assumed/Fictitious Business Name Services
  • Business License Services
Need a service you don’t see here?  Go to Our Services menu above, call CLAS at (800) 952-5696 or fill our Contact Form. A Service Representative will be happy to work with you to build a customized solution.