About Nellie Akalp

Authored 7 articles.

Nellie Akalp is CEO of CorpNet, her second incorporation filing service based on her strong passion to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs in starting their business.


  • Is Your Business Ready to Rock and Roll in the New Year?

    Features, January 05, 2015

    Let’s say your business has been chugging right along for several years now. You formed an LLC or incorporated in order to establish a solid legal foundation for your company. But what loose ends do you still need to tie up as you move into the new year?

  • Is it Too Late to Change Your Business Structure?

    Features, November 11, 2014

    Over the years, your business’ needs may change. For example, you may have preferred to keep things simple at the beginning, but as your business grows, you find yourself needing more out of your business structure than just simplicity.

  • When is the Best Time to Trademark Your Company Name?

    Features, July 15, 2014

    For the new business that is just starting out, a common question is, “When is the right time to file a trademark application?” Should business owners bother registering before their product or service is ready, or just wait until they’re ready to officially launch to the marketplace?

  • Lessons Learned From Your 2013 Tax Return

    Features, April 28, 2014

    With another tax filing deadline in the rearview mirror, most people don’t think about taxes until the next year. However, take a few moments to review your return before you stock it away. This year’s return can provide valuable information on the financial health of your business, as well as show you ways to improve your tax situation in time for next year’s filing.

  • Starting a Business in 2014? Here Is Your Startup Checklist

    Features, January 07, 2014

    Each year, the number of new businesses spikes in January as the start of a new year seems like the most natural time to begin a new venture. Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned entrepreneur, run through this startup checklist to better understand the steps needed to make your business legit.

  • What You Need to Know About Business Licenses and Permits

    Features, August 20, 2013

    If you’re launching a business, you’ve probably already looked into the option of incorporating or forming an LLC for your new company. This act registers your business with the state, and you should be all set to legally operate your business, right? Not so fast. Incorporating or forming an LLC creates a legal entity for your business, but there are most likely other permits and licenses that you’ll need to obtain.

  • Starting A Small Business: 7 Deadly Sins

    Features, August 07, 2013

    A small business owner’s life can be a real roller coaster. There’s no road map, and pitfalls lurk around every corner. While making mistakes may be a great way to learn, it’s a lot better to avoid them in the first place.