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A Certificate of Good Standing is a document issued by the state that proves that your entity exists and is in compliance with all state requirements, such as filing annual reports and paying franchise taxes. A good standing certificate is needed for expansion, financing, and to conduct business transactions.
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You'll need a certificate of good standing when your business expands to another state (otherwise known as foreign qualification) or when you wish to obtain or renew certain types of financing, loans, or licenses, as in the case of a merger acquisition.
A certificate of good standing is a state-issued document that proves your business exists and has maintained compliance with all state requirements, such as filing annual reports and paying franchise taxes. Some states refer to this document as a “certificate of existence” or a “certificate of authorization”.
By proving your business has met its state obligations, a certificate of good standing opens doors for growth. You may need one to satisfy a lender request or to obtain certain licenses. Our experience tells us that once you need a certificate of good standing, you need it yesterday—so we waste no time getting it out the door for you.