HOLIDAY

The State of Rhode Island will be observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, 2019. Our office will be closed. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 22 at 8:30 AM EST.

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Closing a Business: Non-profit Corporation

Closing a non-profit is a multistep process and we encourage you get help from your attorney and/or accountant. The following information is not intended as legal advice, these guidelines are provided to help you better navigate the filing process.

In order to dissolve your Non-Profit Corporation, the corporation must be active and in good standing with the Department of State.  To verify your corporate status, call 401-222-3040 or [email protected].

+ Dissolution Documents
+ Cancel Registrations, Permits, Licenses and Business Name
  • Cancel all licenses and permits that you will no longer need. If you do not cancel, you may be liable for fees. Contact your attorney and/or accountant for more information on your specific requirements.
+ Maintain Records
  • You may be legally required to maintain records, particularly tax and employment records, even after your business has closed. Record keeping requirements range between 3 to 7 years. Contact your attorney and/or accountant for more information on your specific requirements.