Office Closures Due to Hurricane Michael
October 09, 2018
The Florida UCC and the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations will be closed the following days due to Hurricane Michael: Tuesday, 10/09/18 – Thursday, 10/11/18.
These services will NOT be available while closed:
- Certified copies
- Corporate & UCC filings
- Non-electronic Good Standing Certificates
What you CAN DO in the meantime:
- UCC searches
- Plain copies of charter documents
- Electronic Good Standing…READ MORE
October & November State Holiday Closures
September 20, 2018
Please note that some states do not post their holiday schedules or declare closures until the last minute. If you require a specific filing date, contact your Account Manager and we will double check at that time to ensure that office will be available for your filing.
New Hampshire Bill Amends Limited Liability Company Act
August 09, 2018
Signed by the governor on June 8th and effective August 7th, Senate Bill 425 (Chapter 2018-222) modifies requirements for LLC mergers and eliminates rights of former LLC members under the Limited Liability Company Act.READ MORE
Delaware Bill Clarifies Registered Agent Requirements
July 23, 2018
Effective July 17th, 2018 House Bill 404 (Chapter 334) clarifies Delaware business entity statutes to state that registered agents are obligated to comply with requirements, standards, guidelines, rules, regulations and procedures issued by the Secretary of State when involving filings for corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. Thus, the Secretary of State can adopt requirements regarding verification of customer entities.
Questions about…READ MORE
Nebraska Eliminates Biennial Report Per Page Filing Fee for Nonprofits
July 17, 2018
Legislative Bill 749 eliminates the requirement for nonprofit corporations to pay an additional per page filing fee of $5.00 when filing their biennial report. The bill clarifies that fraternal societies pay the same filing fees as nonprofit corporations. This bill is effective as of July 16, 2018.
Filers with questions about this update may contact First Corporate Solutions regarding this change.
Todd Gomes – 916.313.8917
Pat Fitzgibbon…READ MORE
Louisiana Corporate Filing Regulations Update
June 28, 2018
Effective May 28th after being signed by the governor, Louisiana House Bill 621 (Act 560) updated corporate filing regulations, including a specification that applicants must use a name distinguishable upon the records of the Secretary of State unless meeting present law exemptions. Partnership annual report filing fees were also increased from $25 to $30.
Filers with questions about this Louisiana corporate filing regulations update…READ MORE
Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office will No Longer Accept UCCs With Attachments
May 17, 2018
Beginning on Monday, June 11, 2018, the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office will no longer accept for filing any UCC documents with attachments. All collateral descriptions or any other information may be entered in the collateral box provided on the UCC forms in the online filing system. The entry of any Social Security number or Tax ID number in the collateral fields will invalidate the filing and prevent its submission.…READ MORE
State News Update – California, New Hampshire, New Jersey
February 15, 2018
Here are a few state news updates below.
California—Effects of Senate Bill 2 continue to evolve at the County level in California. When it went into effect on Jan 1, 2018, most Counties accepted that the majority of the documents recorded in the Bulk Sale process were exempt from the new SB2 fees being charged. Alameda, San Luis Obispo and Riverside took a different position, and the $75 per title fee was charged on many of the Bulk…READ MORE
Delaware Secretary Of State Closed 1/4/2018 Due To Inclement Weather
January 04, 2018
Due to inclement weather, the State of Delaware, Division of Corporations office and State of Delaware offices in all three counties (Kent, New Castle and Sussex) will be closed Thursday, January 4, 2018. The state has informed that an extraordinary event will be logged in their system allowing file dates on the day the State is closed in accordance with 8 DEL.C.§103(I)(1) and related sections under 6 DEL.C.
If you have further questions,…READ MORE
California Secretary Of State Releases 2018 State Holiday Closure Schedule
December 11, 2017
The California Secretary of State has released its holiday closure schedule for 2018. See state closure dates below for planning purposes.
2017 State Holiday Schedule (Remaining)
Monday, December 25 - Christmas Day
2018 State Holiday Schedule
Monday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
Monday, January 15 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 19 – President’s Day
Friday, March 30 - Cesar Chavez Day (Observed)