Author: Nellie Akalp

Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, business expert, professional speaker, author, and mother of four. She is the Founder and CEO of CorpNet.com, a trusted resource and service provider for business incorporation, LLC filings, and corporate compliance services in all 50 states. Nellie and her team recently launched a partner program for legal, tax and business professionals to help them streamline the business incorporation and compliance process for their clients.
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Legal Steps to Closing a Business Before the New Year by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp Did your business struggle this past year? You’re not alone. Statistics show 20% of small businesses fail in their first year, while 30% fail in year two, 50% fail after five years in business and 70% don’t make it past their 10th year in business. Business failure does not mean the end […]

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Getting Ahead Before the Holidays: 5 Ways to Prep Your Business for the Busy Holiday Season by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp Happy holidays! Too soon? Not really, especially because the National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates 2019 holiday retail sales will grow between 3.8% and 4.2% over last year. In dollars, that means between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion. With numbers like those, your business had better be well-organized for the frenetic holiday season […]

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Business Entity Refresher Course by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp Choosing a business structure affects your business’s ability to get credit and obtain funding. It also offers you personal liability protection and affects your tax status. In other words, there’s a lot you need to know to make sure you’ve chosen the best entity for you and your business. Here’s a quick […]

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How to Plan for Summer Travel as a Business Owner by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp Are you planning to take time off this summer to rest, recharge your batteries, or just spend more time with your friends and family? Here are some tips to help you take a family vacation, weekend away or girls’ trip while still staying on top of your business.  Delegate  You might be […]

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Why You Should Consider Getting Certified as a Woman Owned Business and How to Do It by @CorpNetNellie

  by Nellie Akalp It’s 2019 and although the playing field for women-owned small businesses should be leveling out, the truth is women entrepreneurs still need some help to get a leg up on the competition. That’s where getting certified as a woman owned business can be beneficial. The federal government and large corporations are […]

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The S Corp Election Deadline is March 15th. What you need to know. by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp Your LLC or corporation could receive better tax benefits by electing to file as an S Corp. However, with the March 15, 2019 deadline quickly approaching, if you want to be taxed as an S Corp for the 2019 tax year, here’s what you need to know. S Corp 101 S Corps […]

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Do People Take Your Business Seriously? by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp The numbers are impressive: more than 11.6 million U.S. firms are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million people and generating $1.7 trillion in sales as of 2017. Want more? According to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) study cited earlier, one in five firms with revenue of $1 million or more is […]

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Why Hiring Working Mothers Benefits Your Business by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp Being a working mom myself, I understand the highs and lows of trying to balance a career and a family. I have four children and own a business with my husband, so I know how hard it is to do your best at work and do your best at home and still […]

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My Biggest Startup Mistake by @CorpNetNellie

by Nellie Akalp All small business owners make mistakes—and that’s a good thing. It means we’re taking risks, and that’s how we grow our businesses. But making too many mistakes during the startup phase could lead to business failure. The key to small business survival is to learn from your mistakes as well as those […]

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