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Statute: 14A:15-2

14A:15-2. On filing any certificate or other papers relative to corporations in the Department of the Treasury, there shall be paid to the State Treasurer, filing fees as follows: (1) Certificate of incorporation and amendments thereto: (a) for filing the original certificate of incorporation $125.00 (b) for filing a certificate of amendment of the certificate of incorporation, including any number of amendments 75.00 (c) for filing a certificate of abandonment of one or more amendments of the certificate of incorporation 75.00 (d) for filing a certificate of merger or a certificate of consolidation 75.00 (e) for filing a certificate of abandonment of a merger or consolidation 75.00 (2) Restated certificate of incorporation: for filing a restated certificate of incorporation, including any amendments of the certificate of incorporation concurrently adopted 75.00 (3) Dissolution of corporation: (a) for filing a certificate of dissolution 75.00 (b) for filing a certificate of revocation of dissolution proceedings 75.00 (4) Admission and withdrawal of foreign corporation: (a) for filing an application for a certificate of authority to transact business in this State and issuing a certificate of authority 125.00 (b) for filing an application for an amended certificate of authority to transact business in this State and issuing an amended certificate of authority 75.00 (c) for filing an application for withdrawal from this State and issuing a certificate of withdrawal 75.00 (d) for filing a certificate of change of post-office address to which process may be mailed by the State Treasurer 25.00 (e) for filing a certificate, order or decree with respect to the dissolution of a foreign corporation, the termination of its existence, or the cancellation of its authority, and issuing a certificate of withdrawal 75.00 (5) Registered office and registered agent: (a) for filing a certificate of change of address of registered office, or change of registered agent, or both 25.00 (b) (i) for filing a certificate of change of address of registered agent, where such certificate effects a change in the address of the registered office of one to 499 corporations or of 500 or more corporations in cases where the filing information is not transmitted to the State Treasurer in a machine readable format agreeable to the Division of Commercial Recording, for each corporation named in the certificate 25.00 (ii) for filing a certificate of change of address of registered agent, where such certificate effects a change in the address of the registered office of 500 or more corporations in cases where the filing information is transmitted to the State Treasurer in a machine readable format agreeable to the Division of Commercial Recording 5,000.00 (iii) In addition to the fee imposed pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, the State Treasurer may assess an additional fee not to exceed those administrative costs associated with the technical transmission of the filing information. (c) for filing an affidavit of resignation of a registered agent 25.00 (6) Annual report: for each such report required to be filed 50.00 (7) Tax clearance certificate from the Director of the Division of Taxation: for each such certificate required to be filed 20.00 L.1968, c.350; amended 1971, c.253, s.4; 1977, c.34, s.2; 1982, c.52, s.5; 1987, c.435, s.9; 1991, c.247; 1994, c.60, s.2; 2002, c.34, s.20.

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