Fees for filing documents and issuing certificates.
(1) The secretary of state must establish by rule, fees for the following:
(a) Filing articles of incorporation.
(b) Filing an annual report of a domestic or foreign corporation.
(c) Filing an application of a foreign corporation for a certificate of authority to conduct affairs in this state.
(d) An application for reinstatement under RCW 24.03.386.
(e) Filing articles of amendment or restatement or an amendment or supplement to an application for reinstatement.
(f) Filing articles of merger or consolidation.
(g) Filing a statement of change of address of registered office or change of registered agent, or revocation, resignation, or any combination of these.
(h) Filing articles of dissolution.
(i) Filing an application of a foreign corporation for an amended certificate of authority to conduct affairs in this state.
(j) Filing an application for withdrawal of a foreign corporation and issuing a certificate of withdrawal.
(k) Filing a certificate by a foreign corporation of the appointment of a registered agent.
(l) Filing a certificate of election adopting the provisions of chapter 24.03 RCW.
(m) Filing an application to reserve a corporate name.
(n) Filing a notice of transfer of a reserved corporate name.
(o) Filing a name registration.
(p) Filing any other statement or report authorized for filing under this chapter.
(2) Fees are adjusted by rule only in an amount that does not exceed the average biennial increase in the cost of providing service. This must be determined in a biennial cost study performed by the secretary.
[2010 1st sp.s. c 29 § 3; 1993 c 269 § 5; 1991 c 223 § 1; 1987 c 117 § 5; 1986 c 240 § 55; 1982 c 35 § 110; 1981 c 230 § 5; 1969 ex.s. c 163 § 5; 1967 c 235 § 82.]
| Intent -- 2010 1st sp.s. c 29: See note following RCW 23B.01.530.|
Effective date -- 1993 c 269: See note following RCW 23.86.070.
Effective date -- 1991 c 223: "This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect on July 1, 1991." [1991 c 223 § 4.]
Intent -- Severability -- Effective dates -- Application -- 1982 c 35: See notes following RCW 43.07.160.