Effective January 1, 2018
Indiana is adopting the Uniform Business Organizations Code and the Uniform Business Organization Transactions Act. A great number of technical changes have been made to the INBiz filing platform In order to accommodate the new requirements. The INBiz system will shut down starting at 11:30 p.m. EST on December 31, 2017 and is scheduled to be back up at 9:00 p.m. EST on January 1, 2018.
The Secretary of State’s office advises the following:
- If you need an effective date of January 1, 2018 you must either submit your filing electronically prior to 11:30 p.m. EST, December 31, 2017, or submit your filing by paper with a future effective date.
- State forms will be changing and we are working hard to make sure they are available. All of the new and updated state forms will be online and publicly available on January 1, 2018. You must submit the new updated forms on or after January 1, 2018. Old forms are subject to rejection.
The following alert was sent to customers.
Senate Bill 443, effective January 1, 2018, enacts the Uniform Business Organizations Code and the Uniform Business Organization Transactions Act, governing various issues, including filings with the Secretary of State, names, registered agents, foreign entities, administrative dissolution, fees, mergers, interest exchanges, conversions and domestications for all business entity types.
to learn more, visit https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2017/bills/senate/443#document-ca0e392c