Dissolve a Corporation in Louisiana
How to Dissolve a Corporation in Louisiana
(How to legally Close a Louisiana Business)
Close a Louisiana 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 Louisiana Corporation Dissolution?

A Louisiana Corporation is created when the LA Secretary of State approves the Articles of Incorporation. A record of the Louisiana Corporation is added to the list of Corporations which have officially registered with the Louisiana Secretary of State.  Once a Corporation is registered with the Louisiana 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 a Louisiana Corporation?

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

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

What do I have to do to Dissolve a Louisiana Corporation?

Louisiana 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 a Louisiana Corporation?

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

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

The time it takes to Dissolve a Louisiana 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 Louisiana Secretary of State usually takes around 1-2 business weeks to process the Affidavit to Dissolve Corporation.    more...

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

The total cost to Dissolve a Louisiana Corporation varies depending on exactly what is required for each specific LA Dissolution. We charge $249.00 plus any state fees for our Louisiana 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 Affidavit to Dissolve Corporation with the Louisiana 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 LA Secretary of State
  • Priority Mail Delivery of all documents
  • Unlimited Customer Support
We also offer these Louisiana 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 a LA Domestic Corporation?

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

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

A Louisiana Corporation company name becomes available for anyone to use when the Louisiana Corporation is Dissolved by the Louisiana Secretary of State. There are no Corporation company name protections in Louisiana once a Louisiana Corporation has been Dissolved by the Louisiana Secretary of State.

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

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

While the Louisiana Secretary of State does not legally require the publication of a Notice of Dissolution of a Louisiana Corporation, publication is a good way to notify anyone who might have a claim against the Louisiana Corporation.  Evidence of publication might prove useful down the line if someone makes a claim against the LA Corporation after the Louisiana Corporation has been dissolved.
  • We can prepare a Notice of Dissolution of the Louisiana Corporation, make sure it gets published and obtain evidence of publication.
LOUISIANA CORPORATION
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
For $249.00 our Louisiana 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 Affidavit to Dissolve Corporation with the Louisiana 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 Louisiana Corporation
Certified copy of Dissolution filing from LA Secretary of State
Priority Mail Delivery of all documents
Unlimited Customer Support
A LA CARTE LOUISIANA
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
If you don't need our complete Louisiana Corporation Dissolution package we offer our Dissolution services separately
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Transcribe Board meeting minutes - $75.00   explain
Transcribe Shareholder meeting minutes - $75.00   explain
Prepare and file Affidavit to Dissolve Corporation - $75.00   explain
Prepare IRS Form 966 - $65.00   explain
Prepare EIN cancellation documents - $65.00   explain
Processing fees $249.00
Louisiana Dissolution fees $125.00
Optional services $0.00
Total cost $374.00
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OUR ADVANTAGE
  • We start processing your Louisiana Corporation Dissolution order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Louisiana Secretary of State in the quickest possible way. 
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Louisiana Dissolution services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping Corporations legally Dissolve in Louisiana for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!

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