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Corporate Catagories & Meanings.

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Ever wondered what some of those corporate categories stand for? • “na” – All • “BNK” – Bank • “COP” – Cooperative • “SOL” – Corporation Sole • “CRU” – Credit Union • “FMA” – Fish Marketing Act • “RFN” – Foreign Registration • “FBS” – Fraternal Building Society • “FRA” – Fraternal Society •…

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BUSINESS LICENSING SERVICE TO CHARGE NEW CONVENIENCE FEE…..

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BUSINESS LICENSING SERVICE TO CHARGE NEW CONVENIENCE FEE…..On September 20, 2014 Business Licensing Service (BLS) will begin charging an average 2.5% convenience fee for credit and debit transactions. This fee will apply to all transactions with BLS including annual reports for profit corporations and limited liability companies. To avoid this fee, customers can take advantage…

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E.A.W. ANNUAL CONFERENCE- “ESCROW SURVIVOR” – SEE YOU THERE! We hope to see you this Saturday, Sept.13th in Everett, WA for the Escrow Association of Washington’s  2014 Annual Education Conference titled “Escrow Survivor”. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn in downtown Everett at 3105 Pine Street. Jacob will be there to share…

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I always recommend Fairchild

I wanted to let you know how AWESOME Debbie and Jacob have been today. I started the morning with an urgent email to Debbie, Fanny and Jacob asking someone to call me as soon as they walked in the door. Jacob called – I talked with him and then he recommended I talk with Debbie….

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You are Golden with us and we so appreciate each one of you.- ALWAYS! Thank you for your constant, continuous, outstanding job performed for us each time we request searches. Bonnie T., Kennewick, WA

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MODEL ENTITY TRANSACTIONS ACT (META)

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Effective June 12, 2014, the Washington State Legislature has adopted META for purposes of converting entity status without loss of original UBI number or date of filing although conversion date will be shown. Although there is no codifying RCW at present, additional information can be found at apps.leg.wa.gov, Bill No. SB5999 – 2013-14.

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NEWS FROM THE WASHINGTON CORPORATIONS & CHARITIES DIVISION

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To view or download the latest Quarterly Newsletter from the Corporations and Charities Division, please follow the link below. This issue has information on fee changes, consumer warning about storefront solicitor scams, legislative updates, and the expedited Apostille service.  http://www.sos.wa.gov/_assets/corps/_news/DISHFromtheDolliverOctober2013.pdf

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BUSINESS LICENSING SERVICE FEES TO CHANGE OCT. 1ST

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For the first time in over 20 years, the Business Licensing Service is announcing a fee increase, but don’t expect any notification other than what is posted on the BLS website! Application fee from $15 to $19 Renewal fee from      $9   to $11   (Effective with renewals that expire in October) The Legislature provided the…

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Washington Secretary of State Fee Change

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Effective October 1st, 2013 Front Counter Service for Apostilles will be subject to the current $50.00 Expedite fee. Expedited Apostille requests can be processed the same day if received in person at the front counter, or within 2 business days if received by mail. Non-Expedited Apostille requests, either dropped off at the counter or received…