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Doing Business Outside Your State

When you're expanding an entity into a new jurisdiction, you have to follow the correct process to legally conduct business within new borders. This process is known as foreign qualification, and it can be a huge undertaking—especially if you're not familiar with the unique requirements of the jurisdiction you're entering.

The consequences of making the wrong decision can be extreme—ranging from monetary penalties for a corporation to jail time for its officers and directors. Rest assured, CSC has you covered.

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CSC's interactive webpage provides you with the essential information you need to know about doing business outside your state. For each of the 50 states, you'll be able to see:

An in-depth list of all activities that do not constitute doing business, from engaging in litigation to interstate commerce

A full breakdown of the consequences of doing business without authority