Short Form Certificate Of Dissolution Form. This is a California form and can be use in Corporations Secretary Of State.
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Secretary of State Business Programs Division Business Entities, 1500 11th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 California Stock Corporation Dissolution Requirements 226 What Form to File What form(s) do I file to dissolve my California Stock Corporation? Form to Use Requirements Short Form Dissolution Certificate - Form DSF STK All of the following statements about the California corporation must be true: a)Was registered in California within the last 12 months;b)Has no debts or other liabilities, except as provided in Item c;c)The tax liability will be satisfied on a taxes paid basis or the taxliability will be assumed;d)All required California final tax returns have been or will befiled with the California Franchise Tax Board;e)No business has been conducted from the date of registration;f)No shares have been issued, and if the corporation hasreceived payments for shares from investors, those paymentshave been returned to those investors;g)The corporation is dissolved; andh)The assets have been distributed or the corporation acquiredno known assets. Note: If filing Form DSF STK, Form ELEC STK and Form DISS STK are not required. (California Corporations Code section 1900.5.) Certificate of Election to Wind Up and Dissolve 226 Form ELEC STK If the California stock corporation cannot answer yes to all of theitems a) 226 h) above; andIf the vote to dissolve was made by less than all theshareholders.Note: If the vote to dissolve was made by all of the shareholders and that fact is stated on Form DISS STK, Form ELEC STK is not required. (California Corporations Code section 1901.) Certificate of Dissolution 226 Form DISS STK If the California stock corporation cannot answer yes to all of theitems a) 226 h) above.Note: If the vote to dissolve was made by less than all of the shareholders, Form ELEC STK must be filed prior to or together with Form DISS STK. (California Corporations Code section 1905.) The status of the corporation must be active on the records of the California Secretary of State in order to file dissolution documents. The status of the corporation can be checked online on the Secretary of State's Business Corp Diss/Stock Info (Rev. /201) Page 1 of 1 California Secretary of State American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Instructions for Completing the Short Form Dissolution Certificate (Form DSF STK) (ONLY California Stock Corporation Formed in the Last 12 Months) The Short Form Dissolution Certificate (Form DSF STK) may be used to dissolve a California stock corporation if it is filed within twelve (12) months from the date the Articles of Incorporation were filed with the California Secretary of State, and if the corporation can say ALL the required statements set forth in Item 3 are true. If the corporation cannot say ALL the required statements in Item 3 are true, the corporation must follow the normal dissolution process. See Certificate of Dissolution (Form DISS STK) and if applicable, Certificate of Election to Wind Up and Dissolve (Form ELEC STK). To get Form DISS STK and Form ELEC STK, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/forms. Before submitting the completed form(s), you should consult with a private attorney for advice about your specific business needs. Form DSF STK has been created for ease in filing, however, any format may be used, provided it meetsstatutory requirements.Upon filing Form DSF STK, the corporation will be terminated and the corporation222s powers, rights andprivileges will cease in California. The status of the corporation must be active on the records of the California Secretary in order to file dissolution documents. The status of the corporation can be checked online on the Secretary of State'sBusiness Search at .sos.ca.gov.Fees: Filing Fee: There is no fee for filing this ). Faster Service Fee:- Counter Drop Off: A separate, non-refundable $15.00 counter drop off fee is required if you deliver inperson (drop off) your completed document at our Sacramento office. The $15.00 counter drop off fee provides priority service over documents submitted by mail. The special handling fee is not refundable whether the document is filed or rejected. - Guaranteed Expedite Drop Off: For more urgent submissions, documents can be processed within aguaranteed timeframe for a non-refundable fee in lieu of the counter drop off fee. For detailed information about this faster processing service through our Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/service-options. - Counter and guaranteed expedite services are available only for documents delivered in person (drop off)to our Sacramento office. Copies: To get a copy of the filed document, include payment for copy fees when the document is submitted. Copy fees are $1.00 for the first page and $.50 for each attachment page. For certified copies, there is an additional $5.00 certification fee, per document. Payment Type: Check(s) or money orders should be made payable to the Secretary of State. Do not send cash by mail. If submitting the document in person in our Sacramento office, payment also may be made by credit card (Visa or ). Processing Times: For current processing times, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/processing-times. If you are not completing this form online, please type or legibly print in black or blue ink. Complete the Short Form Dissolution Certificate (Form DSF STK) as follows: Item Instruction Tips 1. Enter the name of the Corporation exactly as it appears on file with the California Secretary of State, including the entity ending (ex: 223Jones & Company, Inc.224 or 223Smith Construction Company224). If the corporation is a California nonprofit corporation, donot file this Form DSF STK; file a Certificate of Election toWind Up and Dissolve 226 Nonprofit (Form ELEC NP). If the corporation is a registered foreign corporation (formedoutside of California), do not file this Form DSF STK; file theCertificate of Surrender (Form SUR) to terminateregistration in California. DSF STK Instructions (REV /201) 201 California Secretary of State American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 2. If known, enter the 7-digit file corporate number issued to the corporation by the California Secretary of State at the time of registration. The 7-digit file number is provided by the Secretary of Stateabove the file stamp at the top of the corporation222sregistration document filed with the California Secretary ofState.To ensure you have the correct file number and exact nameof the corporation, look to your registration document filedwith the California Secretary of State and any name changeamendments. Secretary of State Records can be accessed online throughour Business Search at .sos.ca.gov. Whilesearchingthe Business Search, be sure to identify yourcorporationcorrectly including the jurisdiction thatmatches yourcorporation. 3. These required statements must notbe altered.These required statements ALL mustbe true.If ANY of the required statements are not true, thecorporation cannot file this Short Form DissolutionCertificate (Form DSF STK) and must follow the normaldissolution process. See Certificate of Dissolution (FormDISS STK) and if applicable, Certificate of Election to WindUp and Dissolve (Form ELEC STK).See Final Tax Returns section below. 4 You must check the appropriate box (check one). If the corporation has filed a Statement of Information withthe California Secretary of State pursuant to CaliforniaCorporations Code section 1502, the second box cannotbe checked. 5. If the first box of Item 4 waschecked, Form DSF STK must bedated, signed and verified by thesole director or a majority of thedirectors now in office; orIf the second box of Item 4 waschecked, Form DSF STK must bedated, signed and verified by thesole incorporator or a majority of theincorporators.Verification requires a statement under penalty of perjuryunder the laws of the State of California that the matters setforth in the certificate are true and correct of the signor222sown knowledge. (Section 193.)To complete the verification, the date must be the date thedocument is signed by each director or incorporator.If you need more space for additional signatures:- The