I received a notice about the program. Am I required to participate?
My business did not receive a notice about the program but would like to participate. May it do so?
I want to review my tax records online at https://www1.state.nj.us/TYTR_TaxDebts/JSP/LoginType.jsp and do not have my PIN and/or tax ID number. How do I obtain them?
What date may I use as my Business End Date?
The system says that my business has an outstanding corporate business tax (CBT) return due that is dated prior to the end date I entered on the dissolution/reinstatement page. Can I change the end date to a date that is earlier than the CBT return date and proceed with my dissolution or reinstatement?
The system says that the business made payments or filed returns (had tax activity) for periods after the end date that I entered on the dissolution/reinstatement page. Can I change the end date to a date that is later than the last activity date and proceed with my dissolution or reinstatement?
The system shows that the business has outstanding tax amounts due. Must I contact the Division of Taxation before proceeding?
I am looking to dissolve my business and the system says that it is giving me an opportunity to review the State’s records to confirm that my business has no outstanding tax obligations. It also provides me with a link to the State’s online tax system. Can I proceed with my filing if I review the online tax system and find that I do not owe taxes for any of the periods listed?
Who can I contact for help with my filing?
What browsers are supported? How can I update my browser?
What information is available on the Short Form Standing Certificate?
What information is available on the Long Form Standing Certificate with Filing History?
What information is available on the Long Form Standing Certificate with Officers?
What information is available on the Business Entity Status Report?
Do Standing Certificates/Status Reports ordered in Annual Reports reflect my filings made?
What is the service fee?
What is an Electronic Check?
How can I validate a certificate that I received?
How much does it cost to file an Annual Report?
How much does it cost to file a Reinstatement?
What does it cost to end my business?
What is the application for Tax Clearance?
Who can I contact if I have questions regarding my application for Tax Clearance?
What does it cost to file the application for Tax Clearance?
What is the application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter?
Who can I contact if I have questions regarding my application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter?
What does it cost to change my registered agent?
Do I have to fill out the section for Worker’s Compensation?
Where can I locate the information on my Worker’s Compensation policy?
How can I obtain a print-out of what I have paid for annual reports over the years?
My business has been dissolved but I received a notice regarding filing an annual report. Do I have to file as my business is dissolved?
I am trying to end my New Jersey Limited Liability Company (LLC). Which ending selection should I choose, Dissolve or Dissolve and Terminate?
What do I do if my business name is no longer available when attempting to reinstate?
How can I go back to a section of my application and make changes?
I need to file a change to my business/amend articles of my certificate, how do I do that?
When will I receive my documents? Will I receive my documents by mail?
I forgot to download my documents, can I still retrieve them?
What happens if I don’t finish my application and close my browser?
What if my PC crashes while I’m working on my application?
How long can I leave my browser open with no activity without losing my application?
What are Annual Report Filing Reminders?
I have received a notice in the mail regarding filing my business's annual report. What should I do?
Standing Certificates and Status Reports ordered within the Annual Reports & Change Services application will reflect any changes
made during your filing. Please note, if you choose to wait and order documents from the
Business Records Service,
please allow 2 (Two) Business Days for changes made in the Annual Reports and Change Services to be reflected in the State's record.
The New Jersey Information Division of NICUSA, Inc. (NICUSA-NJ), an electronic government partner with the State, will process your payment through an upgraded and secure payment gateway. NICUSA-NJ will remit to the State of New Jersey all payments and amounts owed to the State.
The online charge processed through NICUSA-NJ includes funds in excess of payments owed. NICUSA-NJ uses the excess funds solely to develop, run, maintain, enhance and expand the State’s electronic service offerings. NICUSA-NJ does not share any excess funds with the State of New Jersey.
The following Certificates may be validated: Annual Report Certificate, Change of Registered Agent Certificate, Reinstatement Certificate, Pending Reinstatement Certificate, all Dissolution and Withdrawal Certificates, and the three types of Standing Certificates
All Outstanding Annual Reports
Current Annual Report -- $75.00
Current Annual Report -- $30.00
$95 for reinstatement
Foreign corporations will be required to pay $20.00 for Tax Clearance Certificate (required if business was revoked for failure to pay annual reports over 2 years ago)
$25.00 Change of registered Agent/Office (if applicable)
$150.00 for domestic; $200.00 for foreign
$25.00 Change of registered Agent/Office (if applicable)
All Outstanding Annual Reports
$75.00 for reinstatement filing
$20.00 for Tax Clearance Certificate (required if business was revoked for failure to pay annual reports over 2 years ago)
If a NJ For-profit or Non-profit corporation elects to dissolve before commencing business or to dissolve without assets, there is no charge for the dissolution.
The following business types are required to file an application for tax clearance to reinstate their business with the NJ Division of Revenue if the business is revoked for failure to pay annual reports over two years from the current date: foreign profit corporations, domestic limited partnerships, and domestic and foreign limited liability companies. Tax clearance is required for all for-profit corporations to end their business in the State of New Jersey. The application for Tax clearance will be submitted to the Division of Taxation electronically. Please note that the issuance of the Tax Clearance Certificate is a lengthy process and may take several months.
Please contact the Division of Taxation at 609-292-6400 with any questions regarding tax clearance.
There is a charge for the application for Tax Clearance of $20.00 that is submitted through the application to the Division of Taxation.
The Application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter is filled out by domestic for-profit corporation. The application is submitted electronically for review to the Division of Taxation.
Please contact the Division of Taxation at 609-292-6400 with any questions regarding your application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter.
You will need to select a new name for your business and file a name change amendment (with appropriate fee payment) prior to filing for reinstatement.
Click here to download the form to amend your business name. Once you complete the form, you must submit it to our Business Filing Unit. Delivery/return options are found here. If you require further assistance, please call our Business Services Hotline at 609-292-9292.
After you have successfully completed the application you will be presented with a confirmation page that provides link(s) to download your document(s).
You will need to download the documents electronically as they will not be sent to you by mail.
You can sign up to receive free electronic (text/e-mail) messages to remind you when it’s time to file your Annual Reports.
This service is provided by our E-Government vendor, NIC, through its gov2go service.
Gov2go offers a range of government services based on the State and county you enroll in.
To learn more about gov2go service, go to http://getgov2go.com/.
There are reputable business services providers that offer filing services for a fee
(plus the required State statutory filing fees).
However, there may be other businesses that solicit such work for a fee that are not
reputable and may not perform the expected services after a customer makes the required payment.
Please be aware that you can file your annual report yourself using the State's online filing service here.
If you have any other concerns, please visit the Division's website at
No. Participation is voluntary. But give careful consideration to participating. The program provides a quick and efficient way to either reinstate or dissolve.
Yes. Participation is voluntary. However, you could also consider using the regular processes for dissolution or reinstatement that are accessible though our web site at nj.gov/njbgs.
Call us at 609-292-9292 to obtain your PIN.
To locate your tax ID, review one of the company’s filed New Jersey tax returns.
Select the earliest date (month/year) that you no longer conducted business and had no assets. For example, if you conducted business 11/2019 but did not conduct any business 12/2019 then you would make your Business End Date 12/2019.
Yes, provided you can attest to the truthfulness of the date you entered.
You must resolve all outstanding tax deficiencies before proceeding. You may pay tax amounts due and file many tax returns online. Other tax returns must be filed by paper. Contact the Business Tax Call Center at 609-943-5000 for additional information.
Yes. If you do not owe any money for the taxes/periods listed, you may proceed with your filing, which will include an attestation that your business does not have any outstanding tax obligations.
Otherwise, if your business owes taxes for any of the periods prior to your Attested Business End Date, file the returns for these periods via online services if available and/or through paper returns directed to the following address:
State of New Jersey
Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services
Priority Processing Services
PO Box 649
Trenton, NJ 08646-0649
Once you have done this, please allow 10 business days for the processing of any online tax returns or payments and 30 days for any paper returns or payments. Then follow the instructions you receive in your e-mail about how to complete your Business Ending filing.