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This important document proves that your entity exists and is in compliance with state requirements.
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The contents of the Illinois Good Standing Certificate for a domestic entity include the following elements:
The contents of the Illinois Good Standing Certificate for a foreign entity include the following elements:
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 also refer to this document as a “certificate of status”, "certificate of subsistence", "certificate of existence", "standing certificate" or a "certificate of authorization".
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.