Domestic Delaware corporations (formed and organized in the State of Delaware) have franchise tax and annual reports due on or before March 1st.  To file your annual report and franchise taxes please follow this link: 


You will be required to enter your corporation’s entity number which may be looked-up by entering your corporation’s name in the following link:


If you fail to file your Delaware annual report and franchise taxes prior to midnight on March 1st, Delaware will place an immediate penalty one-minute past 11:59 pm.


California domestic and foreign corporations (corporations domestic to other states but qualified to do business in the State of California), are required to file a “Statement of Information” annually.  The due date for each corporation will be the last day of the corporation’s anniversary month.  This means that if your corporation was formed or qualified to do business on January 2012, your Statement of Information will be due on January 31st, of each year.  To file your California Statement of Information, please follow this link:


If you have any questions, please contact us for assistance.



Francesco Barbera

Francesco Barbera is a corporate attorney representing emerging growth companies in a wide range of industries, including software, technology, digital, fashion, health care, retail and e-commerce.

He counsels entrepreneurs, investors and established companies on the full range of their business activities, from formation through raising capital, growth and acquisition. He has special expertise in the representation of mission-driven organizations and social enterprises. 

Throughout his career, he has represented the National Broadcasting Corporation, the Grammy Museum, Ares Capital Management, Credit Suisse First Boston, as well as privately held businesses in internet, media and technology, mobile applications, consumer products, professional sports, film and television production, among others over the course of his career. 

Francesco began his legal career at two large, international law firms in Los Angeles, where he represented large and small enterprises in a broad range of transactions, from mergers and acquisitions to public and private securities offerings to the formation of partnerships and joint ventures.

Francesco is also the Co-Chairman of the Los Angeles chapter of Conscious Capitalism, Inc.A lifelong student of psychology and personal development, Francesco holds a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica and has been trained and mentored by numerous leaders in the personal development arena, including Steve Chandler, Byron Katie and George and Linda Pransky. 

Francesco has also founded and represented non-profit initiatives.

He has served as outside counsel to the Los Angeles Leadership Academy, a charter school dedicated to training the next generation of social and political leaders, and he is the founder and former Executive Director of SpiritWalk, a non-profit fundraiser created to benefit the University of Santa Monica.  

Francesco’s writing has appeared in The American LawyerCalifornia LawyerSlate, and others. He served as the Supreme Court columnist and Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Record and was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Penn History Review, the first Ivy League journal in the country dedicated to the publication of undergraduate historical research.

Francesco is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School, cum laude, and the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.