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How To Reinstate A Kansas Corporation


Reinstate Or Revive A Kansas Corporation:

Kansas allows both foreign and domestic corporations to reinstate following involuntary dissolution. If a corporation forfeits its authority for failure to file an annual report or to pay the fee, the corporation may be reinstated by submitting a Kansas Corporate Certificate of Reinstatement, the past due annual report(s), and all fees and penalties, due to the SOS.  All the required documents must be in one envelope.

Domestic Kansas corporations that dissolve voluntarily may resume business if they file a Certificate of Revocation of Dissolution with the SOS within three years following dissolution.

Submit corporate reinstatement documents to: Kansas Office of the Secretary of State Memorial Hall, 1st Floor 120 S.W. 10th Avenue Topeka, KS 66612-1594 Phone: (785) 296-4564 Fax: (785) 296-4570

Submit one original for filing.  After processing, it will be mailed to the corporation.

Fax filing is allowed for an additional $20 fee

How much will it cost to reinstate a Kansas Corporation?

In order to reinstate your Kansas corporation, you will have to pay a $35 filing fee, an $85 penalty fee, and any past due annual report or franchise taxes.  The annual report/franchise fee varies depending on the year the report was due.

There is a $35 fee to file the revocation of dissolution.

How long does it take the state to process the filing?

Processing a Kansas corporate reinstatement normally takes the Secretary of State two or three business days.

How long does your Kansas Corporation have to be inactive with the state before you wouldn’t have any fees, and would just have to start over with a new Kansas Corporation?

There is no time limit to the reinstatement period for Kansas corporations.  This means that you can reinstate your company at any time after forfeiture.

Can I change information at the time of reinstatement?

You can change your Kansas resident agent at the time of reinstatement by listing the new resident agent on the reinstatement form.  If the corporation’s mailing address has changed, include the mailing address change (Form MA) with the reinstatement. If you update the mailing address on an annual report filed with the reinstatement, you do not have to include the change of address form.

How many annual reports can you miss before you can’t revive your Kansas Corporation?

There is no limit on the reinstatement period.  You can reinstate a Kansas corporation at any time after forfeiting its authority.  You can even reinstate a company after several years of unfiled annual reports.

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