Effective January 1, 2016, California nonprofit public benefit, mutual benefit, religious, and registered foreign nonprofit corporations are subject to the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) administrative dissolution (California nonprofit corporations) or administrative surrender (registered foreign nonprofit corporations) if the entity’s corporate powers have been suspended or forfeited by the California Franchise Tax Board for at least 48 continuous months.
Once initiated by the California Franchise Tax Board, the nonprofit corporation has 60 calendar days to act before the corporation administratively is dissolved/surrendered permanently.
The Secretary of State's office is awaiting the next Pending FTB Administrative Dissolution/Surrender List from the Franchise Tax Board.
Each entity identified below by name and file number on the downloadable and searchable list(s), has 60 calendar days from the date the notice was posted to provide a written objection to the Franchise Tax Board and resolve their suspension/forfeiture or the entity will be administratively dissolved/surrendered.
The [AWAITING PENDING FTB ADMINISTRATIVE DISSOLUTION/SURRENDER LIST] for nonprofit corporations was posted on [PENDING DATE] and includes:
To search the list, simply click the link or download the electronic file, above. If using Adobe Reader, to search the document:
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If no action is taken, the nonprofit corporation will be dissolved/surrendered administratively, effective 60 calendar days from the date the notice was posted above.
To avoid administrative dissolution/surrender, choose from the following options below within 60 calendar days of the date of the above notice.
The corporation may extend the 60 calendar day period by submitting a written objection to the administrative dissolution/surrender with the California Franchise Tax Board. Objections can be mailed to:
Exempt Organizations Unit MS F120
Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 1286
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-1286
Upon receipt, the corporation will be given an additional 90 calendar days from when the California Franchise Tax Board receives the objection to resolve the situation before the entity is administratively dissolved/surrendered.
Please contact the Franchise Tax Board’s Exempt Organizations Unit at (916) 845-4171 weekdays, 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding state holidays, with any questions.