2016 Tennessee Code
Title 48 - Corporations and Associations
Nonprofit Corporations
Chapter 51 - General Provisions
Part 3 - Filing Documents
§ 48-51-303. Filing, service, and copying fees.

TN Code § 48-51-303 (2016) What's This?

(a) The secretary of state shall collect the following fees when the documents described in this subsection (a) are delivered to the secretary of state for filing:

Document.....................Fee

(1) Charter (including designation of initial registered office and agent) ......................$100.00

(2) Application for use of indistinguishable name ......................20.00

(3) Application for reserved name ......................20.00

(4) Notice of transfer or cancellation of reserved name ......................20.00

(5) Application for registered name ......................20.00

(6) Application for renewal of registered name ......................20.00

(7) Application for or change, cancellation, or renewal of assumed name ......................20.00

(8) Corporation's statement of change of registered agent or registered office, or both ......................20.00

(9) Agent's statement of change of registered office ......................5.00 ......................per ......................corporation .....................but not less ......................than 20.00

(10) Agent's statement of resignation ......................20.00

(11) Charter amendment ......................20.00

(12) Restatement of charter ......................20.00

(13) Amended and restated charter ......................20.00

(14) Articles of entity conversion ......................100.00

(15) Articles of charter surrender ......................20.00

(16) Statement of abandonment of merger, conversion, or membership exchange ......................20.00

(17) Articles of merger or membership exchange ......................100.00

(18) Articles of dissolution and termination by incorporators or directors ......................20.00

(19) Articles of dissolution ......................20.00

(20) Articles of revocation of dissolution ......................20.00

(21) Articles of termination of corporate existence ......................20.00

(22) Certificate of administrative dissolution ......................No fee

(23) Application for reinstatement following administrative dissolution ......................70.00

(24) Certificate of reinstatement ......................No fee

(25) Articles of termination following administrative dissolution or revocation ......................100.00

(26) Certificate of judicial dissolution ......................No fee

(27) Application for certificate of authority (including designation of initial registered office and agent) ......................600.00

(28) Application for amended certificate of authority ......................20.00

(29) Application for certificate of withdrawal ......................20.00

(30) Certificate of revocation of authority to transact business ......................No fee

(31) Application for reinstatement following administrative revocation ......................70.00

(32) Application for certificate of withdrawal following administrative revocation ......................100.00

(33) Annual report ......................20.00

(34) Articles of correction .....................20.00

(35) Application for certificate of existence or authorization ......................20.00

(36) Any other document required or permitted to be filed by chapters 51-68 of this title ......................20.00

(b) The secretary of state shall collect a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) each time process is served on the secretary of state under chapters 51-68 of this title. The party to a proceeding causing service of process is entitled to recover this fee as costs if such party prevails in the proceeding.

(c) The secretary of state shall collect a fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) for copying all filed documents relating to a domestic or foreign corporation. All such copies will be certified or validated by the secretary of state.

(d) In addition to the other filing requirements of chapters 51-68 of this title, a copy of all documents specified in subdivisions (a)(1), (11), (12), (17), (19)-(21) shall also be filed in the office of the register of deeds in the county wherein a corporation has its principal office, if such principal office is in Tennessee, and in the case of a merger, in the county in which the new or surviving corporation shall have its principal office, if such principal office is in Tennessee. The register of deeds may charge five dollars ($5.00) plus fifty cents (50cent(s)) per page in excess of five (5) pages for such filing.

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