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If you have no ownership interest in the business, then you don't need to do anything.
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Hum, this is a lot of effort. Maybe one last question that perhaps will set me on the right path. If we don't renew the annual fee, the corporation will be dissolved by the Sec of State. We would file a final tax return, which would show the losses. If then the only member of the LLC files for bankruptcy and as the personal guarantor for all the LLC's debts, then lists all creditors both for the LLC and his personal ones, is there any remaining liability for the LLC or is that all basically dissolved by his personal bankruptcy?
I like your idea. Your son's liability as personal guarantor is discharged by the bankruptcy, leaving the LLC as an empty shell with no assets or liabilities.
Legally, you're supposed to officially dissolve the LLC, so I can't promise you that the state government could not find some new future liability to assess against the defunct LLC. But, absent that, I think you would be "good to go."