Business FAQs

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Apostilles
Attachments
Beginning a business
Business survey information
Dissolution and reinstatement
Electronic filing
Email notification
Entity names
Filing documents and finding information
Foreign business entities
General questions
Glossary
Noncompliance and delinquency
Periodic reports
Personal identifying information
Professional service corporations
Public benefit corporations
Registered agent
Secure business filing
Tax information
Trademarks
Trade names

 

Email notification

Q1. What information can I get by email?

A1.  Email updates about a specific business organization record send notices to you when a form has been filed affecting that record, when the status of the record has changed, and when a Periodic Report or renewal is due.

 

Q2. Who should sign up for email notification?

A2.  Anyone who is responsible for maintaining or is interested in a business organization record should subscribe to email updates about that specific record.  You are strongly encouraged to sign up for email notification if you would like to receive notices about Periodic Report due dates, renewal due dates for trade names or trademarks, and other changes to a record. 

You can subscribe to email updates for more than one specific record. Also, more than one person can subscribe to receive email updates about the same record.

 

Q3. How do I subscribe to email notifications?

A3.  To subscribe, start at the email notification page.  You can repeat the steps below to add additional email addresses.

To subscribe to email updates for a specific record:
  1. Go to the Business Home page.
  2. Under Services, click on “Email notifications”.
  3. Click on “Subscribe to email notification”
  4. Enter the name or ID number of the record that you are interested in and click on "Search".
  5. If you searched by ID number, you will be taken directly to the Summary page for that record.
    If you searched by the name, you will see a list of matching records. Click on the ID number to the left of the correct record.
  6. On the record’s Summary page, click on “Subscribe to Email Notification Regarding this Entity”.
  7. Enter the email address where you want to receive emails.
  8. Click “Subscribe”.  Soon after sending the email you will receive a confirmation email from our office.
After you submit your subscription request, you will receive a confirmation email from our office. If you don't receive the confirmation email within an hour, check your spam or junk folder.
You can also subscribe to email notifications for a specific record when you file many of our online forms.

 

Q4. How do I unsubscribe from email notifications?

A4.  You can unsubscribe from the email notification page. 

To unsubscribe from email updates for a specific record:
  1. Go to the Business Home page.
  2. Under Services, click on “Email notifications”.
  3. Select “Click here to unsubscribe from email notification regarding a specific record.”
  4. Search for the record that you are subscribed to by name or ID number.
  5. If you searched by ID number, you will be taken directly to the Summary page for that record.
    If you searched by the name, you will see a list of matching records. Click on the ID number to the left of the correct record.
  6. On the record’s Summary page, click on “Unsubscribe from email Notification Regarding this Entity”.
  7. Enter the email address that you wish to unsubscribe from notifications, and then click “Unsubscribe”.
  8. When you have finished, you will see a message at the top of the screen that says “You have successfully unsubscribed from email notification”. 
    You will also receive an email confirming that you have unsubscribed.
  9. If you see the message "No subscription found for this email address" at the top of the screen, the email address that was entered is incorrect or is not subscribed to emails for this record. Check the email address and try again.

 

Q5. Can I still get postcard notifications?

A5.  No.  As of January 1, 2012, we have discontinued the use of postcards.  More information about postcards.


 

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