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What are the penalties if my LLC is administratively dissolved because I never filed any annual reports?

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Filed under: Starting an LLC

My business never got off the ground, never made any money, and I have never filed an annual report. I have zero intentions of ever trying to revive the LLC. Are there any legal penalties if the LLC is administratively dissolved by the State of Massachusetts? Can they come after me personally for the costs of the filing fees I never paid? Will this reflect poorly on my personal credit score or anything like that?

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None that I know of

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There are no penalties

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Question 1: None other than administrative dissolution of the LLC;

Question 2: No.

Question 3: No.

Good luck!

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