ARS § 10-3122. Filing, service and copying fees; public access fund; expedited report filing and access; same day and next day services

ARS § 10-3122. Filing, service and copying fees; public access fund; expedited report filing and access; same day and next day services 2018-01-14T10:37:50+00:00

A. The commission shall collect and deposit, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the state general fund the following nonrefundable fees when the documents described in this subsection are delivered to the commission for filing or issuance:

Document Fee

1. Articles of incorporation $ 30

2. Application for use of indistinguishable name $ 10

3. Application for reserved name $ 10

4. Notice of transfer of reserved name $ 10

5. Application for registered name $ 10

6. Application for renewal of registered name $ 10

7. Agent’s statement of resignation $ 10

8. Amendment of articles of incorporation $ 25

9. Restatement of articles of incorporation with amendment of articles $ 25

10. Articles of merger or membership exchange $100

11. Articles of dissolution $ 25

12. Articles of domestication $100

13. Articles of revocation of dissolution $ 25

14. Application for reinstatement following administrative dissolution or revocation, in addition to other fees and penalties due $ 25

15. Application for authority $150

16. Application for withdrawal $ 25

17. Annual report $ 10

18. Articles of correction $ 25

19. Application for certificate of good standing $ 10

B. The commission shall collect a nonrefundable fee of twenty-five dollars each time process is served on it under chapters 24 through 42 of this title. The party to a proceeding causing service of process is entitled to recover this fee as costs if the party prevails in the proceeding. The fee collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the state general fund.

C. The commission shall charge and collect fifty cents per page for copying documents on request. The commission shall also charge five dollars plus fifty cents per page for certifying the copy of a filed document. The fees collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the state general fund.

D. A penalty of one hundred dollars payable in addition to other fees accrues and is payable if a foreign corporation fails to file an amendment, restated articles that include an amendment, or articles of merger within sixty days of the time of filing in the jurisdiction in which the corporation is domiciled. The penalty collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the state general fund.

E. Pursuant to section 10-122, subsection F, the commission shall provide for and establish an expedited service for the filing of all documents and services provided pursuant to chapters 24 through 42 of this title.

F. Pursuant to section 10-122, subsection F, the commission may provide for and establish same day and next day services for the filing of any documents and services provided pursuant to chapters 24 through 42 of this title.

G. The commission may charge persons who access the commission’s data processing system that is maintained pursuant to section 10-122.01 from remote locations and persons requesting special computer generated printouts, reports and tapes a reasonable fee that does not exceed the cost of the time, equipment and personnel necessary to provide this service or product as determined by the commission.

H. Except as provided in section 10-122.01, subsection B, paragraph 3, in addition to any fee charged pursuant to this section, the commission may charge and collect the following nonrefundable fees to help defray the cost of the improved data processing system that is maintained pursuant to section 10-122.01:

1. Filing articles of incorporation of a domestic corporation, ten dollars.

2. Filing an application of a foreign corporation for authority to transact business in this state, twenty-five dollars.

I. All monies received pursuant to subsections E through H of this section shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the public access fund established by section 10-122.01.

J. Fees charged pursuant to this section are exempt from section 39-121.03, subsection A, paragraph 3.

K. Any person may advance monies to the commission to pay fees required pursuant to this section for future filings and services. All monies received pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, in the money on deposit account in the public access fund established by section 10-122.01.

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