Iowa Entity Dissolution Information

Information on dissolving an entity's legal existence
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Dissolution is the process of closing out the legal existence of an entity. While ultimately, you will file Iowa Articles of Dissolution to accomplish this, there are often prerequisites to handle first.

The most common prerequisites are obtaining a tax clearance certificate from the department of revenue and bringing the entity into good standing prior to dissolution. See the table below for more information on filing a dissolution in Iowa.

Domestic Dissolution for Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Articles of Dissolution

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Articles of Dissolution.

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Articles of Revocation of Dissolution

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Articles of Revocation of Dissolution. 

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Statement of Dissolution

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Statement of Dissolution.

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Statement of Termination

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Statement of Termination.

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Articles of Dissolution

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Articles of Dissolution.

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Articles of Revocation of Dissolution

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Articles of Revocation of Dissolution.

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Professional Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Articles of Dissolution

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Articles of Dissolution.

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Professional Corporations:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Articles of Revocation of Dissolution

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Articles of Revocation of Dissolution.

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:7/29/21

Domestic Dissolution for Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Iowa Secretary of State
Form:

Statement of Termination

Instructions:

There is no official state form. Instructions for filing are outlined in the Iowa Code provided in parentheses beside the listing for Statement of Termination.

Agency Fee:

$20

Fact Checked:7/29/21

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