Form 154 "Application for Certificate of Withdrawal for a Foreign Business Corporation" - Rhode Island

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This is a legal form that was released by the Rhode Island Secretary of State - a government authority operating within Rhode Island. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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  • Released on August 1, 2020;
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State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Application for Certificate of Withdrawal for a Foreign Business Corporation
Section 7-1.2-1412
and
7-1.2-1413
of the General Laws of Rhode Island, 1956, as amended
The attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant statutory provision. This form and the
information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and/or tax specialist.
All filings are public records under RIGL 38-2-1, et seq. This means all information is available to the public by a variety of methods
including, without limitations, inspections at our office, telephone inquiries and electronically through our online database.
This legal document should be typed. All illegible documents will be REJECTED.
How to complete the form:
How to pay the filing fee:
Before submitting this form, ensure your entity has
The filing fee is $50, payable either by mail via check
filed its final tax return and is in good standing with
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
the Division of Taxation. You can confirm your tax
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
status by contacting the Division of Taxation at tax.
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
collections@tax.ri.gov or (401) 574-8941.
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
information.
1. List the entity’s ID number. The ID number can be found
How to confirm your filing:
by looking up your entity in the
Corporate
Database.
2. List the name of the corporation. The entity name can be
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
verified through our
Corporate
Database.
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
3. List the state of formation under whose laws the
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
company is incorporated.
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
4. The entity is not transacting business in this state and
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
surrenders its authority to transact business in this state.
Go to our
Corporate Database
5. The Department of State will receive future service
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
of process for the entity regarding the transaction of
“Search”
business in Rhode Island.
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
6. List the address where the RI Department of State may
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
mail a copy of service of process against the entity
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
received by the Department of State.
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
7. As required by RIGL 7-1.2-1413, the entity must certify
that it has paid all fees and taxes. Confirm with the RI
Division of Taxation that all tax obligations have been
satisfied. Verify tax status by emailing
tax.collections@tax.ri.gov.
8. If a receiver or trustee is responsible for the entity, that
receiver or trustee must execute this Application on
behalf of the entity.
9. Check “Date received” unless you prefer that the Articles
go into effect at a later date than when the form is
received in this office. Any later date must be within 90
days of filing.
10. An Authorized Officer of the entity MUST sign and date
the form.
FORM 154 - Revised: 03/2021
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Instructions for Filing
Application for Certificate of Withdrawal for a Foreign Business Corporation
Section 7-1.2-1412
and
7-1.2-1413
of the General Laws of Rhode Island, 1956, as amended
The attached form is designed to meet minimal statutory filing requirements pursuant to the relevant statutory provision. This form and the
information provided are not substitutes for the advice and services of an attorney and/or tax specialist.
All filings are public records under RIGL 38-2-1, et seq. This means all information is available to the public by a variety of methods
including, without limitations, inspections at our office, telephone inquiries and electronically through our online database.
This legal document should be typed. All illegible documents will be REJECTED.
How to complete the form:
How to pay the filing fee:
Before submitting this form, ensure your entity has
The filing fee is $50, payable either by mail via check
filed its final tax return and is in good standing with
made payable to RI Department of State or in person
the Division of Taxation. You can confirm your tax
via cash, credit card, or check at the Business Services
status by contacting the Division of Taxation at tax.
Division, 148 W. River Street, Ste. 1, Providence, RI
collections@tax.ri.gov or (401) 574-8941.
02904. Contact our office at (401) 222-3040 for further
information.
1. List the entity’s ID number. The ID number can be found
How to confirm your filing:
by looking up your entity in the
Corporate
Database.
2. List the name of the corporation. The entity name can be
Entity records are retrievable and viewable through our
verified through our
Corporate
Database.
website. Successful filings will NOT result in a mailed
3. List the state of formation under whose laws the
confirmation. Filings that cannot be processed will
company is incorporated.
be posted
online
and then returned. To confirm your
4. The entity is not transacting business in this state and
submission and obtain evidence of your filing:
surrenders its authority to transact business in this state.
Go to our
Corporate Database
5. The Department of State will receive future service
Enter the name or ID number of your entity and click
of process for the entity regarding the transaction of
“Search”
business in Rhode Island.
Click on the link to your entity record, scroll down,
6. List the address where the RI Department of State may
select “All Filings” and then “View Filing”
mail a copy of service of process against the entity
Identify desired type of filing and click on “PDF”
received by the Department of State.
under “View PDF” to view and print the record
7. As required by RIGL 7-1.2-1413, the entity must certify
that it has paid all fees and taxes. Confirm with the RI
Division of Taxation that all tax obligations have been
satisfied. Verify tax status by emailing
tax.collections@tax.ri.gov.
8. If a receiver or trustee is responsible for the entity, that
receiver or trustee must execute this Application on
behalf of the entity.
9. Check “Date received” unless you prefer that the Articles
go into effect at a later date than when the form is
received in this office. Any later date must be within 90
days of filing.
10. An Authorized Officer of the entity MUST sign and date
the form.
FORM 154 - Revised: 03/2021
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
STAMP
Application for Certificate of Withdrawal
FOREIGN Business Corporation
FOR
SECRETARY OF STATE
USE ONLY
Filing Fee: $50.00
Pursuant to the provisions of
RIGL
7-1.2-1412
and 7-1.2-1413, the undersigned corporation hereby
applies for a Certificate of Withdrawal from the State of Rhode Island, and for that purpose submits
the following statement:
1. Entity ID Number:
2. The name of the corporation is:
3. It is incorporated under the laws of:
4. The corporation is not trasacting business in this state and surrenders its authority to transact business in this state.
5. It revokes the authority of its registered agent in this state to accept service of process, and consents that service of
process in any action, suit, or proceeding based upon any cause of action arising in this state during the time the
corporation was authorized to transact business in this state may subsequently be made on the corporation by service
thereof on the Department of State of the State of Rhode Island.
6. The post office address to which the Department of State may mail a copy of any service of process against the
corporation that is served on the Department of State:
7.The corporation certifies that it has no outstanding tax obligations. As required by RIGL § 7-1.2-1413, the corporation has
paid all fees and taxes. [Note: Tax status can be verified by emailing tax.collections@tax.ri.gov.]
8. If the corporation is in the hands of a receiver or trustee, this Application for Certificate of Withdrawal must be executed
on behalf of the corporation by the receiver or trustee.
9. Date when this certificate of withdrawal will be effective: CHECK ONE BOX ONLY
Date received (Upon filing)
Later effective date (Date must be no more than 90 days from the date of filing) ___________________________
Under penalty of perjury, I declare and affirm that I have examined this Application for Certificate of Withdrawal, including
any accompanying attachments, and that all statements contained herein are true and correct.
Type or Print Name of Authorized Officer
Date
Signature of Authorized Officer of the Corporation
MAIL TO:
STAMP
Division of Business Services
148 W. River Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2615
Phone: (401) 222-3040
FOR
Website: www.sos.ri.gov
SECRETARY OF STATE
USE ONLY
If you have any questions, please call us at (401) 222-3040, Monday through Friday,
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or email corporations@sos.ri.gov.
FORM 154 - Revised: 03/2021
State of Rhode Island
Department of State - Business Services Division
Filer Contact Information
In the event our office needs more information in order to complete the filing of this
document, we ask for the filer’s contact information. All fields are REQUIRED.
Name:
Date:
Entity Name:
Street Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
If you have any questions, please call us at (401) 222-3040, Monday through Friday,
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or email corporations@sos.ri.gov.
FORM 154 - Revised: 03/2021
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