Amendment #2 to H.3662

An amendment to waive first time filing fees for small businesses

Mr. Diehl of Whitman move that the bill be amended by inserting after SECTION 9. the following section:—



SECTION XX. SECTION 12 of chapter 156C, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking subsection (d) of paragraph (9) and inserting in place thereof the following:

The fee for the filing of the certificate of organization required by subsection (a) shall be waived for a first-time filing. The fee for the filing of the annual report required by subsection (c) shall be waived for any such limited liability company with five or fewer employees; or two hundred fifty dollars for any such limited liability company with greater than five employees. Such fees shall be paid to the state secretary at the time the certificate of organization or the annual report is filed.

SECTION XX. SECTION 1.22 of chapter 156D, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting the following section: -

SECTION 1.22(a) The fee for the filing the certificate of organization for S Corporations, as defined by USC Section 1361, shall be waived for a first-time filing.