Nellie Akalp

Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four. As CEO of CorpNet, a legal document filing service, Nellie helps entrepreneurs start a business, incorporate, form an LLC or set up Sole Proprietorships (DBAs) for a new or existing business. She has formed more than 100,000 corporations and LLCs across the U.S., building a strong passion to assist small business owners in starting, running, and protecting their small businesses the right way. Check out her Google + Page.


The Importance of Choosing the Right Business Structure

Ask why you need a formal business structure when you start a business and the answers are usually straightforward. For some, it’s a need to separate personal assets from the business; for others, it’s a desire to lower overall taxes or be viewed as a more credible business.

Celebrate with Free LLC and Incorporation Packages

July 2014 marks the fifth year has helped entrepreneurs start a business. To show their appreciation to the entrepreneurial community, CorpNet is launching a special offer all of July.

Why You Should Incorporate Now!

Many business owners think they are “too small” to incorporate. They wait until business picks up or they are ready to expand to tack on that legal structure. Here are some top reasons why you should consider incorporating now instead of waiting.

Tips to Boost Your Business

We all want our businesses to be successful, but not all entrepreneurs take the time to map out a plan to make success a reality. All it takes is a bit of strategy and elbow grease to be on your way to making your dreams a reality.

Guidelines for Home-Based Business Licenses

Whenever you’re starting a business, whether you’ll be working from home or setting up a store on Main Street, there are a number of legal considerations to explore. The specific licensing requirements vary state by state, as well as by business type.

10 Tax Tips for Work-at-Homers

When you file taxes as a solo business owner, things are more complicated than those days when you may have a received a W2 from a single employer. However, you’ve also got plenty of opportunities to trim your tax bill.

Lessons Learned From My First Business

I, like many entrepreneurs, have run more than one successful business. Now, looking back, I realize there were several lessons that I learned with my first business that I carried through to my current one.

Why the Sole Prop May Not Be Right for You

Considered the simplest business structure, the sole proprietorship is owned and operated by one person, and there’s no legal distinction between the owner and the business. It’s 100% legal for an entrepreneur to operate as a sole proprietor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should.

7 Reasons You Should Start a Business Today

If you’ve been hesitating about starting a business, this post is designed to light the fire under you. If you’re reading this post, you evidently have interest in becoming an entrepreneur. But maybe fear is holding you back. You’re not alone in that regard.

6 Ways to Boost the Credibility of Your Solo Biz

You may not have a big office or employees, but you’re at the top of your game. You go above and beyond to impress your customers, and you’ve never let a single one down. So how come you feel pressured to convince customers that your solo business is just as reliable as larger competitors?