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April 2017 - June 2017

California: FTB Nonprofit Administrative Dissolution/Surrender Notice

Beginning on March 1, 2017, the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) initiated the first FTB Nonprofit Administrative Dissolution/Surrender Notice period, wherein nonprofit corporations that have had their rights and privileges suspended or forfeited by the FTB for a period of 48 continuous months or more will be administratively dissolved.

California: Changes to Articles of Incorporation – General Stock and Articles of Organization Forms

The California Secretary of State recently made some changes to the “Service of Process” section on the Articles of Incorporation – General Stock and Articles of Organization forms.

California: Santa Clara Court to Trim Hours on Fridays

Santa Clara County Superior Court is slated to reduce the hours of its civil clerk's office in San Jose as a result of continuing cuts to the State Judicial Branch Budget.

Colorado: Fee Change for Out-of-State Businesses Looking to Withdraw

Effective April 1, the fee charged to out-of-state entities that want to withdraw from doing business in Colorado was lowered from $125 to $10.

Nevada: Changes to Apostille/Certification Form

Effective May 1, 2017, the Nevada Secretary of State will no longer process authentication requests without the new Apostille/Certification Order Instructions form completed with the applicant’s signature under the affidavit in the top box.

Nevada: IRS Scam

The Nevada Secretary of State (SOS) recently issued a scam alert involving the fraudulent use of a document altered to appear to be an official certificate issued by the SOS. The scam requests the recipient pay “IRS tax fees” in order to receive “winning money” from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Various States: Annual/Biennial Report Due Dates

The states listed below have annual reports due in the coming months. Don’t miss a deadline or you may be subject to hefty penalties and reinstatement fees. For assistance maintaining your annual report compliance, inquire about our managed annual report services. 

Wyoming: Changes to Notice Requirements Relating to Business Entities

Effective July 1, 2017, Wyoming House Bill 0023 permits the Wyoming Secretary of State (WY SOS) to send notices via first class mail and/or electronic means—including email—rather than by certified mail. Additionally, the bill allows the WY SOS to return rejected documents within 15 days instead of five days, and eliminates the publication of notice that a LLP’s registration has lapsed.

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