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

A Pennsylvania Corporation is created when the PA Secretary of the Commonwealth approves the Articles of Incorporation. A record of the Pennsylvania Corporation is added to the list of Corporations which have officially registered with the Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth.  Once a Corporation is registered with the Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth, 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 Pennsylvania Corporation?

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

Unless you Dissolve your Pennsylvania Corporation with the Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth that PA Corporation will be responsible for all recurring fees and penalties.

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

Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania Corporation?

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

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

The time it takes to Dissolve a Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth usually takes around 5 business weeks to process the Articles of Dissolution.    more...

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Pennsylvania Corporation is required to publish a Notice of Dissolution one time in a legal journal or in two newspapers of general circulation in the Pennsylvania county where the PA Corporation's registered office is located.
PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
For $249.00 our Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth
Prepare US IRS Form 966 for you to sign and file
Prepare documents to cancel the Federal EIN account linked to the Pennsylvania Corporation
Certified copy of Dissolution filing from PA Secretary of the Commonwealth
Priority Mail Delivery of all documents
Unlimited Customer Support
A LA CARTE PENNSYLVANIA
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
If you don't need our complete Pennsylvania 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 Articles of Dissolution - $75.00   explain
Prepare IRS Form 966 - $65.00   explain
Prepare EIN cancellation documents - $65.00   explain
Processing fees $249.00
Pennsylvania Dissolution fees $113.00
Optional services $0.00
Total cost $362.00
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