Maine 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 Maine Articles of Dissolution to accomplish this, there are often prerequisites to handle first.

The most commmon 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 Maine.

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MBCA-11: Articles of Dissolution

Agency Fee:

$75

Original Ink:Required
Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MBCA-11A: Articles of Revocation of Dissolution

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MBCA-11I: Articles of Dissolution (by Incorporators or Initial Directors)

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MLLC-11C (D): Certificate of Cancellation

Agency Fee:

$75

Original Ink:Required
Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MNPCA-11 (D): Statement of Intent to Dissolve (Written Consent)

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MNPCA-11A (D): Statement of Intent to Dissolve (Vote)

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MNPCA-11C (D): Statement of Revocation of Voluntary Dissolution Proceedings by Vote of Members or Directors

Agency Fee:

$5

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MNPCA-11D (D): Articles of Dissolution

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MNPCA-11E (D): Voluntary Dissolution by Incorporators

Agency Fee:

$10

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Limited Partnerships:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MLPA-11C (D): Statement of Termination

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Limited Liability Partnerships:

Agency:Maine Secretary of State - Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions
Form:

Form MLLP-11R (D): Certificate of Renunciation

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:6/13/17

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