Corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLC) on occasion often need certification that they are in good standing with their state of formation. The purpose of this Certificate is to ensure that the corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) has kept up with their responsibilities to the state and specific tax boards as a legal entity.
State will issue a Certificate of Good Standing upon request as long the specific entity is an a current and good standing with the state. If the designated company is not in Good Standing at the time of the request, the Secretary of State will require the company to reinstate good standing before they can issue the Certificate of Good Standing to the designated company.
Some of the reasons you may require a Certificate of Good Standing:
- If the company is planning on qualifying to do business in multiple states, the qualifying state will most likely require a Certificate of Good Standing before they will issue status in that state.
- Certain licensing boards or financial institutions they may require you to have a Certificate of Good Standing.
Certificates of Good Standing FAQ’s
What is a Certificate of Good Standing?
A Certificate of Good Standing is Certificate is to ensure that the corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) has kept up with their responsibilities to the state and specific tax boards as a legal entity and that the specific entity is current and in good standing with the state.
How do I obtain Certificate of Good Standing?
CorpNet™ can easily request a Certificate of Good Standing from the Secretary of State. The state will then issue the Certificate of Good Standing for your specific company as long as the company is current and in good standing with the state of formation.
Is a Certificate of Good Standing Required?
Generally speaking, in many cases certain financial institutions and licensing boards will require a Certificate of Good Standing before allowing certain business transactions or if the business is going to qualify in multiple states as a foreign entity. This is a filing that must be requested, the state will not automatically issue you a certified copy of the documentation.
Obtaining a Certificate of Good Standing
CorpNet™ will handle all the paperwork and filings with the state offices to obtain a Certificate of Good Standing on your behalf – saving you valuable time and money. Our experience handling all types of formations and filings ensures that your order is processed quickly and professionally.
Call us today to order your Certificate of Good Standing. We make it easy for you to stay focused on what you do best – successfully running your business!
Business Filings and Processing Times
Processing times are dependent on your state of formation and vary greatly. Use the online order system for state-specific information or call with questions.
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Additional state fees may apply and will be quoted upon order confirmation.
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