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How To Reinstate A Utah Corporation

 

Reinstate Or Revive A Utah Corporation:

Involuntary Dissolution: Any Domestic Utah Corporation that has been involuntarily dissolved by the Division of Corporations & Commercial Code within the previous two years must submit a Tax Letter of Good Standing from the Utah Tax Commission with the Application for Reinstatement. You must also submit a completed Registration Information Change Form with the reinstatement application. The link to download form TC-42, Application for a Letter of Good Standing from the Utah State Tax Commission is located below. This form is also in your online account if you sign up for agent service with Northwest. Processing this application takes five to ten days and if the corporation has unpaid taxes, a requirement letter will be mailed to you detailing conditions to be met by the corporation before the Letter of Good Standing can be issued.

Voluntary Dissolution: Utah Corporations that file Articles of Dissolution have 120 days to file a completed Revocation of Dissolution along with a completed Registration Information Change Form and a copy of the Articles of Dissolution, to the Utah Division of Corporations & Commercial Code by mail, fax or in person. After 120 days the corporation cannot be revived.

How much will it cost to revive a Utah Corporation?

There is no fee for the Tax Letter of Good Standing from the Utah Tax Commission. The Application for Reinstatement of a Utah Corporation costs $70 and the Registration Information Change Form requires a $15 filing fee for a total of $85.

There is no fee to file a Revocation of Dissolution, but the Registration Information Change Form has a $15 filing fee.

Expedited service is available for an additional $75.

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

Normal Processing:  5 to 7 days. Fax Processing:  5 to 7 days. In Person Processing:  5 to 7 days. Expedited service:  48 hours maximum.

How long does your Utah 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 Utah Corporation?

In Utah you can reinstate a business within two (2) years of an involuntary dissolution, and 120 days after a voluntary dissolution.

Can you change your Utah registered agent at the same time on the Utah reinstatement?

You can change your Utah registered agent at the same time but not on the reinstatement application. You have to use the Corporation Registration Information Change Form, and attach it with your application for reinstatement.

Can you change your principal address at the same time on the Utah reinstatement form?

No, you change the principal address of a Utah Corporation with a Corporation Registration Information Change Form.

Can you change your officers and directors at the same time on the Utah reinstatement form?

You must use the Corporation Registration Information Change Form to change your corporate officers in Utah. You can file it at the same time as your reinstatement application.

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

You can miss three annual report/renewals before you cannot revive your Utah Corporation. Your domestic Utah Corporation is classified as “expired” thirty days after you miss your annual report/renewal, but you have two more years to revive your business. After that time you must start over with new Articles of Incorporation.

Link to Application for a Letter of Good Standing:

tax.utah.gov/forms/currentforms

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