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Any limited partnership that applies for cancellation, dissolution, termination or merger between January 1 and April 1 of any year must file an annual registration for that calendar year and pay the required fees.</P> <h2><a href="/GAC/590-7-16-.02" name="590-7-16-.02" title="590-7-16-.02">Rule 590-7-16-.02 Domestic Limited Partnerships</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Voluntary Cancellation. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each limited partnership must file a certificate of cancellation with the Secretary of State. Said certificate shall be marked with the time and date of receipt and a copy of said certificate shall be returned to the limited partnership.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> At the time of the filing of the certificate of cancellation, the limited partnership must be in compliance with the filing requirements of the Code and all fees and penalties must be paid.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The certificate of cancellation shall be in the form prescribed by the Code.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A certificate shall be issued by the Secretary of State if he finds the filing to contain the necessary information and documents.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(1)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The automated database shall be marked to reflect the cancellation, and the certificate of cancellation shall be filed with other documents relating to the limited partnership.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Inactive status.</B> The Secretary of State may place a domestic limited partnership on inactive filing status if the domestic limited partnership fails to file its annual registration for three (3) consecutive years and its name shall become available for reservation pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=14-9-103&amp;title=14#" target="_newtab">14-9-103</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.02(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Reinstatement from inactive status.</B> In order for a domestic limited partnership to be reinstated to active status on the records of the Secretary of State, an annual registration form must be filed, a name reservation must be made, and all back fees and penalties accrued under the Code must be paid. If the name of the limited partnership is no longer available, the domestic limited partnership must change its name in accordance with the Code and must file an amendment to its Certificate of Limited Partnership changing its name before the limited partnership shall be restored to active status.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/590-7-16-.03" name="590-7-16-.03" title="590-7-16-.03">Rule 590-7-16-.03 Foreign Limited Partnerships</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.03(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Termination of limited partnerships existence.</B> A foreign limited partnerships may cancel its certificate of authority by filing with the Secretary of State a certificate of cancellation signed by a general partner.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.03(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Inactive status. </B>The Secretary of State may place a foreign limited partnership on inactive filing status if a limited partnership fails to file its annual registration for three (3) consecutive years and its name shall become available for reservation pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=14-9-103&amp;title=14#" target="_newtab">14-9-103</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="590-7-16-.03(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Reinstatement from inactive status.</B> In order for a foreign limited partnership to be reinstated to active status on the records for the Secretary of State, an annual registration form must be filed, a name reservation must be made, and all back fees and penalties accrued under the Code must be paid. If the name of the foreign limited partnership is no longer available, the limited partnership must change its name in accordance with the Code and must file an amendment to its Certificate of Authority changing its name before the foreign limited partnership shall be restored to active status.</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/590-7-16-.01" name="590-7-16-.01" title="590-7-16-.01">Rule 590-7-16-.01 Compliance with Filing Requirements</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/590-7-16-.02" name="590-7-16-.02" title="590-7-16-.02">Rule 590-7-16-.02 Domestic Limited Partnerships</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/590-7-16-.03" name="590-7-16-.03" title="590-7-16-.03">Rule 590-7-16-.03 Foreign Limited Partnerships</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2018 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia">Email Us</a> | 844-838-0769 | <a href="http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en" target="_blank" onclick="if(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf('opera') != -1 && window.event.preventDefault)window.event.preventDefault();this.newWindow = window.open('http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en&url='+escape(document.location.href)+'&referrer='+escape(document.referrer), 'webim','toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,status=1,menubar=0,width=640,height=480,resizable=1');this.newWindow.focus();this.newWindow.opener=window;return false;">Live Chat</a> </div> </div> </body> </html>