Voluntary Dissolution

In Kentucky, business entities are required by law to formally dissolve. In order to properly close, a domestic entity must file articles of dissolution, and a foreign entity must file a certificate of withdrawal. These forms are available for download on this website.

If you are dissolving a business entity, the Secretary of State's office recommends that you contact the following state and federal agencies to ensure that you have no other legal or financial obligations:

Note: This list is intended only as a guide and is in no way a list of all required filing agencies. As always, the Office of the Secretary of State recommends all entities seek the guidance of a professional when closing a business.