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It was established in California and was legally moved to Wyoming in 2011. How was the corporation "legally moved"? What procedure was followed? Did you just apply to do business there and appoint a resident agent, or more than that? Also, is the the corporation still doing business anywhere?
Thank you. The problem with the "easy" way is since CA still thinks my corp is active it charges me the $800 franchise tax every year and demands a corporate tax return, which costs me about $1,000 to have a CPA file. I also wasn't aware that the corp would just lapse and get revoked. How long does that take? It has been nearly 3 years now. As long as I am not doing anything illegal filling out the filing forms, since you say technically there are now two corporations of the same name, one in WY and one in CA, I would not get myself in trouble filing operations forms for the one in CA just so I can dissolve it. I would prefer to do this I suppose. Anything else to say after this reply?
Yes. Before spending all that money on filing fees and franchise taxes to "do it right", why not spend a few hundred to consult with a good small business corporation attorney to obtain a 'worst case scenario' on what we call "administrative dissolution" which letting a corporation die on the vine. I would do that before spending $4-5k just to be able to formally dissolve an inactive corporation. Good luck.
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