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Any corporation that applies for voluntary dissolution, withdrawal, or merger out of existence between January 1 and April 1 of any year must file an annual registration for that calendar year and pay the required fees.</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="590-7-7-.01(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All fees and penalties shall be paid by the corporation prior to any certificate of voluntary dissolution, certificate of withdrawal or certificate of merger out of existence being issued by the Commissioner.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/590-7-7-.02" name="590-7-7-.02" title="590-7-7-.02">Rule 590-7-7-.02 Domestic Corporations</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="590-7-7-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Voluntary Dissolution. <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="590-7-7-.02(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Notice of intent. Each corporation must file a notice of intent to dissolve with the Commissioner. Said notice shall be marked with the time and date of receipt and a copy of said notice shall be returned to the corporation.</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="590-7-7-.02(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> At the time of the filing of articles of dissolution, the corporation 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="590-7-7-.02(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The articles of dissolution 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="590-7-7-.02(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A certificate of dissolution shall be issued by the Commissioner 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="590-7-7-.02(1)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The automated database shall be marked to reflect the dissolution, and the certificate and articles of dissolution shall be filed with other documents relating to the corporation.</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="590-7-7-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Administrative Dissolution</B>. The Commissioner, as Secretary of State, may initiate administrative dissolution for either profit or non-profit corporations if he finds that grounds for administrative dissolution exist as stated in the Code. If he determines that one or more grounds for administrative dissolution exists, he shall notify the corporation of his determination in writing by mailing a copy of the notice, by first class mail, to the corporation at the last known address of its principal office or to the registered agent. If the corporation does not correct each ground for dissolution or does not reasonably demonstrate that each ground does not exist within sixty (60) days after notice is provided, a certificate of dissolution citing the grounds for administrative dissolution will be issued.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/590-7-7-.03" name="590-7-7-.03" title="590-7-7-.03">Rule 590-7-7-.03 Foreign Corporations</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="590-7-7-.03(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Termination of Corporate Existence. <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="590-7-7-.03(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Application for withdrawal. Each corporation must file an application for a certificate of withdrawal in order to terminate its corporate existence in this State. If the corporation is being dissolved in its home state, the application shall be accompanied by evidence of the dissolution or termination issued by its home state;</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="590-7-7-.03(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> At the time of filing of the application for a certificate of withdrawal, the corporation must be in compliance with the filing requirements of the Code and all fees and penalties must be paid, including the annual registration due the calendar year of withdrawal;</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="590-7-7-.03(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A certificate of withdrawal stamp shall be affixed to a copy of the application and returned to the corporation or applicant; and the certificate and application shall be filed with other documents relating to the corporation.</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="590-7-7-.03(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"><B>Revocation</B>. The Commissioner, as Secretary of State, may initiate revocation proceedings for either profit or nonprofit foreign corporations if he finds that grounds for revocation exist as stated in the Code. If he determines that one or more grounds for revocation exists, he shall notify the corporation of his determination in writing by mailing a copy of the notice, by first class mail, to the foreign corporation at the last known address of its principal office or to the registered agent. If the corporation does not correct each ground of revocation or does not reasonably demonstrate that each ground does not exist within sixty (60) days after notice is provided, a certificate of revocation citing the grounds for revocation will be issued.</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/590-7-7-.01" name="590-7-7-.01" title="590-7-7-.01">Rule 590-7-7-.01 Compliance with Filing Requirements</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/590-7-7-.02" name="590-7-7-.02" title="590-7-7-.02">Rule 590-7-7-.02 Domestic Corporations</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/590-7-7-.03" name="590-7-7-.03" title="590-7-7-.03">Rule 590-7-7-.03 Foreign Corporations</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>