No matter what stage your business is at, you’ll encounter compliance obligations. Any number of actions can trigger these events. New branches or subsidiaries should obtain licenses and file articles of organization. Established businesses must file annual reports, renew licenses, and more. Growing businesses must adhere to obligations associated with M&A or expansion into another state or country. Even dissolution or corporate spin-offs can create compliance headaches.
Failing to meet these obligations can expose your business to risk, penalties, and worse.
To help you stay in good standing, this infographic maps out the events that trigger one-off and recurring compliance tasks – at each stage of the business lifecycle.