Complete the “Certificate of Amendment” form if you wish to change the name, and have the president or secretary of your corporation sign the document after you receive correspondence regarding the name check.
Submit the form along with the filing fee to the secretary of state’s office.
How do I change my articles of incorporation in California?
If you want to amend your California articles of incorporation, you must file a Certificate of Amendment of Articles of Incorporation form with the California Secretary of State (SOS) by mail or in person. Checks should be payable to the Secretary of State.
Can Articles of Incorporation be amended?
In most states, you would file articles of amendment with the state to make changes to your articles of incorporation. If the shareholders approve the change to the articles of incorporation, the amended document must be sent to your state’s secretary of state for filing (there is usually a fee for filing this change.
How do I reinstate a dissolved corporation in California?
To revive your California corporation, you have to pay a $25 filing fee and a $250 penalty fee. You may need to contact the Franchise Tax Board for any taxes, penalties or interest currently due to their office.
How do I change my corporation address in California?
You should also notify the California Franchise Tax Board about the change of address. The California corporation address change should be submitted by completing and mailing in California Form 3533. The form should be mailed in after completion.
Can I change my S corp name?
If you own a corporation, (including an S corporation) you can change your name when you file your tax return (on Form 1120), or you can write to the IRS at the address where you mailed your tax return. Also be sure to notify the secretary of state for your state about your corporation’s name change.
How do I dissolve a foreign corporation in California?
To put all on notice that the corporation has elected to wind up and dissolve, a California stock corporation must complete the Certificate of Election to Wind Up and Dissolve. To terminate (dissolve) a California stock corporation, complete the Certificate of Dissolution.
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