How to Reinstate a New Jersey LLC
To revive a New Jersey LLC, you’ll need to file a reinstatement application with the New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services. You’ll also have to fix the issues that led to your New Jersey LLC’s dissolution. Below, we provide a free, step-by-step guide to reinstating your New Jersey LLC.
Revive Or Reinstate A New Jersey Limited Liability Company
The New Jersey State Treasurer has the power to place your LLC on the inactive list if you fail to file annual reports and/or pay taxes. While your LLC is on New Jersey’s inactive list, you’ll likely have trouble with routine business transactions, like getting a loan or selling property. In addition, you can’t dissolve your New Jersey LLC while it’s revoked and late fees will continue to accumulate.
To reinstate your New Jersey LLC, you’ll need to submit the following to the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services:
- a completed reinstatement application
- all delinquent annual reports and fees
- a reinstatement fee of $75
- an amendment to change your LLC’s name or registered agent (if needed)
What information do I need for the New Jersey reinstatement application?
To log in, you’ll need your 10-digit business entity ID number and the formation date of your LLC. Once you log in, you’ll be directed to file and pay for all delinquent annual reports. Then you’ll need to provide your registered agent information, business address, a list of members, and the signature of a member or manager.
How do I file the New Jersey reinstatement application?
You can only submit the New Jersey reinstatement application online via the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services online reinstatement service.
How much will it cost to revive a New Jersey LLC?
The reinstatement filing fee is $75. You’ll also have to pay to file each late annual report ($78) plus filing fees for any needed amendments.
How long does it take the state to process the New Jersey reinstatement application?
Currently, a it takes the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services 2-3 days to process an LLC reinstatement.
Can you change your New Jersey registered agent on the New Jersey reinstatement?
Yes. You can change your New Jersey registered agent on the New Jersey reinstatement.
How long do you have to revive a New Jersey LLC?
You can revive a business that’s been revoked or voided in New Jersey at any time. However, the filing fees for delinquent annual reports will continue to add up while your LLC is on the New Jersey inactive list. In addition, your LLC’s name will immediately become available for other New Jersey LLCs to adopt.
What if another business is using my New Jersey LLC’s name?
If another business in New Jersey is using your LLC’s name, you’ll need to file a New Jersey LLC amendment to change it when you reinstate.