Dissolve a Corporation in Alabama
How to Dissolve a Corporation in Alabama
(How to legally Close an Alabama Business)
Close a Alabama Business
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CORPORATE GLOSSARY
 
Administrative Dissolution
Agent for Service of Process
Apostille
Apportionment
Articles of Incorporation
Articles of Organization
Assumed Name
At Will LLC
Authorized Shares
B Corporation
Benefit Corporation
Board of Directors
Business Dissolution
Business Entity
Bylaws
Certificate of Existence
Certificate of Status
Certified Copy
Close Corporation
Common Stock
Conversion
Corporate Bylaws
Corporate Name Reservation
Corporate Stock
DBA
Disregarded Entity
Dividends
ESOP
Excise Tax
Federal Tax ID
Ficticious Name
Foreign Qualification
Franchise Tax
General Partnership
Good Standing Certificate
Incorporator
Involuntary Dissolution
IRS Form 966
ITIN
Limited Liability Company
Limited Partnership
Liquidation
LLC
LP
Majority Shareholder
Meetings
Merger
Nexus
Non-Stock Corporation
Nonprofit Corporation
Obligated Member LLC
Organizer
Paid-in Capital
Paid-in Surplus
Par Value
Personal Service Corporation
Preferred Stock
Privilege Tax
Professional Corporation
Professional Service
Proxy
Registered Agent
Registered Office
Reporting Requirements
Revocation
S Corporation
Series LLC
Service Mark
Shareholder
Sole Proprietor
Stated Capital
Statutory Agent
Stock Certificate
Term LLC
Trade Name
Trademark
Trust
Trustee
Winding Up

What is Alabama Corporation Dissolution?

An Alabama Corporation is created when the AL Secretary of State approves the Articles of Incorporation. A record of the Alabama Corporation is added to the list of Corporations which have officially registered with the Alabama Secretary of State.  Once a Corporation is registered with the Alabama Secretary of State, that Corporation immediately has both reporting and tax obligations which incur penalties if the obligations are not met by the required deadlines.   more...

Why do I need to Dissolve an Alabama Corporation?

As soon as an Alabama Corporation is registered with the AL Secretary of State, that Corporation is responsible for recurring obligations of the Alabama Secretary of State and the Alabama Department of Revenue.  If the Alabama Corporation does not file reports or pay taxes then that AL Corporation could be responsible for penalties which go up as time goes by.

Unless you Dissolve your Alabama Corporation with the Alabama Secretary of State that AL Corporation will be responsible for all recurring fees and penalties.

What do I have to do to Dissolve an Alabama Corporation?

Alabama Corporation Dissolution is one part of a larger process commonly called the "Winding Up" process.   more...

What do I have to do before I Dissolve an Alabama Corporation?

Things you need to do before you Dissolve an Alabama Corporation.
  1. Hold a Directors meeting and record a resolution to Dissolve the Alabama Corporation
  2. Hold a Shareholder meeting to approve Dissolution of the Alabama Corporation
  3. File all required Business Privilege Tax Return and Annual Reports with the Alabama Secretary of State
  4. Clear up any business debt
  5. Pay all taxes and administrative fees owed by the Alabama Corporation
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What do I have to do after I Dissolve an Alabama Corporation?

Things you have to do after you Incorporate in Alabama.
  1. Distribute all remaining assets of the Alabama Corporation
  2. Close all business bank accounts of the Alabama Corporation
  3. Cancel all local business licenses and permits
  4. File Form 966 with the IRS
  5. Cancel the IRS account associated with the AL Corporation's Federal Tax ID (EIN)
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How long does it take to Dissolve an Alabama Corporation?

The time it takes to Dissolve an Alabama Corporation varies depending on how long it takes to complete the actions that are required in each specific case - holding meetings, closing accounts, distributing assets, etc.

Once the initial actions are completed, the Alabama Secretary of State usually takes around 3-4 business weeks to process the Articles of Dissolution.    more...

How much does it cost to Dissolve a Corporation in Alabama?

The total cost to Dissolve an Alabama Corporation varies depending on exactly what is required for each specific AL Dissolution. We charge $249.00 plus any state fees for our Alabama Corporation Dissolution services. This includes:
  • Same day processing
  • Transcribe minutes of Board of Directors meeting which proposes Dissolution
  • Transcribe minutes of Shareholders meeting at which Dissolution was approved
  • Prepare and file Articles of Dissolution with the Alabama Secretary of State
  • Prepare US IRS Form 966 for you to sign and file
  • Prepare documents to cancel Federal EIN account
  • Certified copy of Dissolution filing from AL Secretary of State
  • Priority Mail Delivery of all documents
  • Unlimited Customer Support
We also offer these Alabama Corporation Dissolution services separately as explained on the right side of this web page.

What do I have to do if I want to Dissolve a Foreign Corporation that is tied to an AL Domestic Corporation?

If there are Foreign Corporations in states other than Alabama that are tied to the Domestic Alabama Corporation then each of those Foreign Corporations must be Dissolved before the Alabama Corporation is legally Dissolved.

How long before someone can use my Corporation name in Alabama after I Dissolve?

The company name of a Dissolved Alabama Corporation may not be used by another Alabama Corporation or LLC within 120 days of the date on which the Alabama Secretary of State approved the Dissolution of the Alabama Corporation. After 120 days the company name becomes available to any Alabama Corporation or LLC. There are no protections on the use of a Alabama company name after 120 days from the date of Dissolution.

Do I have to publish a Notice of Dissolution of the Alabama Corporation?

There are no state of Alabama requirements for the publication of a Notice of Dissolution of an Alabama Corporation.

While the Alabama Secretary of State does not legally require the publication of a Notice of Dissolution of an Alabama Corporation, publication is a good way to notify anyone who might have a claim against the Alabama Corporation.  Evidence of publication might prove useful down the line if someone makes a claim against the AL Corporation after the Alabama Corporation has been dissolved.
  • We can prepare a Notice of Dissolution of the Alabama Corporation, make sure it gets published and obtain evidence of publication.
ALABAMA CORPORATION
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
For $249.00 our Alabama Corporation Dissolution Services include:
Same day processing explain
Transcribe minutes of Board of Directors meeting which proposes Dissolution
Transcribe minutes of Shareholders meeting at which Dissolution was approved
Prepare and file Articles of Dissolution with the Alabama Secretary of State
Prepare US IRS Form 966 for you to sign and file
Prepare documents to cancel the Federal EIN account linked to the Alabama Corporation
Certified copy of Dissolution filing from AL Secretary of State
Priority Mail Delivery of all documents
Unlimited Customer Support
A LA CARTE ALABAMA
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
If you don't need our complete Alabama Corporation Dissolution package we offer our Dissolution services separately
check the box next to any option, price will be
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Transcribe Board meeting minutes - $75.00   explain
Transcribe Shareholder meeting minutes - $75.00   explain
Prepare and file Articles of Dissolution - $75.00   explain
Prepare IRS Form 966 - $65.00   explain
Prepare EIN cancellation documents - $65.00   explain
Processing fees $249.00
Alabama Dissolution fees $158.00
Optional services $0.00
Total cost $407.00
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  • We start processing your Alabama Corporation Dissolution order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Alabama Secretary of State in the quickest possible way. 
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Alabama Dissolution services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping Corporations legally Dissolve in Alabama for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!

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