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How to Dissolution in Ohio LLC

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Ohio LLC Certificate of Dissolution For a Domestic Limited Liability Company

Are you a business owner looking for Ohio LLC Certificate of Dissolution For a Domestic Limited Liability Company? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Dissolution your LLC to ensure the most accurate records are kept.

There are various ways to do this based on your state.
This guide will walk you through the steps to correctly do this for yourself in Ohio:

Fill out FORM 616

This form is available here for download. Once downloaded, fill it out like so:

To terminate your LLC follow the instructions below:
1. Name of submitter
2. Return address
3. Email and phone number of the submitter
4. Select an expedited option, if needed
5. Name of LLC and registration number
6. Digital/Wet signature of an authorized person
7. Printed or typed name of the authorized person
8. Fill out the "Notice of Dissolution to Creditors and Claimants against Limited Liability Company" for publication if the LLC has creditors and law claimants to its assets.

There's multiple ways to submit this form - online, by mail, via fax, in-person.

Submit it online

To terminate your LLC online, follow the instructions below:
1. Login at https://bsportal.ohiosos.gov/Login.aspx
2. Select "Update an Existing Business record"
3. Search the business name or entity's number
5. Verify
6. Continue
7. Upload attachments if any (This is optional)
8. Use the first manager as the authorized agent. Save and Continue.
9. Review the document pdf and PRINT NAME in Print Name box underneath the signature.
10. Verify for Checkout, click Select Filings and, checkout.

Submit it by mail

To terminate your LLC by mail, follow the instructions below:
1. Print and complete the form
2. Include a $50 check payable to "Secretary of State"
3. Mail the document and check to
P.O. Box 788
Columbus, OH 43216

If expedited, mail to
P.O. Box 1390
Columbus, OH 43216


  1. Prepare by choosing a Name and Registered Agent
  2. File Certificate of Formation with the State of Texas
  3. Apply for an EIN with the IRS
  4. Obtain an Operating Agreement
  5. Handle Ongoing Texas Compliance and Maintenance
  1. Change Entity Name for your Ohio LLC
  2. Change Registered Address for your Ohio LLC
  3. How to maintain your Ohio LLC

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