As COO of Prime Radiant, I am tasked with several bits of paperwork like making sure our taxes get filed and tending to our status as a corporation. One such task was registering as a Foreign Corporation in the state of Virginia. This is a step along the path of paying a salary to a remote employee working from there.
In the words of Colin:
You’d think you could say, “Hi, VA! We want to start throwing fistfulls of income tax at you. Is ok?”
and they’d be like, “Awesomez! Here iz tax id #. kthxbye!”
So, I created a checklist for all the steps needed for this process. Virginia, unfortunately, still uses a paper form. Some states (including Oregon, yay!) have web forms for this. But few states provide a checklist for all the information you need to successfully complete any particular form.