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

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

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

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

What do I have to do to Dissolve a Rhode Island Corporation?

Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island Corporation?

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

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

The time it takes to Dissolve a Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island Secretary of State usually takes around 5-7 business days to process the Articles of Dissolution.    more...

How much does it cost to Dissolve a Corporation in Rhode Island?

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

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

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

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

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

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

While the Rhode Island Secretary of State does not legally require the publication of a Notice of Dissolution of a Rhode Island Corporation, publication is a good way to notify anyone who might have a claim against the Rhode Island Corporation.  Evidence of publication might prove useful down the line if someone makes a claim against the RI Corporation after the Rhode Island Corporation has been dissolved.
  • We can prepare a Notice of Dissolution of the Rhode Island Corporation, make sure it gets published and obtain evidence of publication.
RHODE ISLAND CORPORATION
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
For $249.00 our Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island Corporation
Certified copy of Dissolution filing from RI Secretary of State
Priority Mail Delivery of all documents
Unlimited Customer Support
A LA CARTE RHODE ISLAND
DISSOLUTION SERVICES
If you don't need our complete Rhode Island 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
Rhode Island Dissolution fees $61.00
Optional services $0.00
Total cost $310.00
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  • We start processing your Rhode Island Corporation Dissolution order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Rhode Island Secretary of State in the quickest possible way. 
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Rhode Island Dissolution services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping Corporations legally Dissolve in Rhode Island for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!

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