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Michigan LLC Certificate of Dissolution

Are you a business owner looking for Michigan LLC Certificate of Dissolution? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Termination 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 Michigan:

Fill out Form 731

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

To terminate your LLC, 1. Return address information
2. Name of entity
3. ID number (This can be found by searching LLC's name on the state website)
4. Reason for dissolution
5. Effectiveness of Filing: Filing date/future date (back-dating is not allowed)
6. Date of filing
7. Digital/Wet signature of an authorized person
8. Printed or typed name of the authorized person
9. Title of the authorized person
10. Name and phone number of the submitter

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 with entity's CID and PIN; https://cofs.lara.state.mi.us/corpweb/LoginSystem/ExternalLogin.aspx
2. Select "731 - CERTIFICATE OF DISSOLUTION" and continue
3. The first section is pre-filled with current business information
4. Reason for dissolution
5. Effectiveness of Filing: Filing date/future date (back-dating is not allowed)
6. Printed or typed name of the authorized person; Title of the authorized person
7. Click accept and add
8. Submitter's information
9. Delivery method for approved documents (Email option is faster)
10. Service option
11. Review and pay

Submit it by mail

To terminate your LLC by mail, follow the instructions below:
1. Print and complete the form
2. Include a $10 check payable to "State of Michigan"
3. Mail the document and check to
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau
Corporations Division
P.O. Box 30054
Lansing, MI 48909


  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 Michigan LLC
  2. Change Registered Address for your Michigan LLC
  3. How to maintain your Michigan LLC

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